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A Working Lunch in Paris is a Foodie’s Delight

A Working Lunch in Paris is a Foodie’s Delight

Let me tell you about a working lunch in Paris. Grab a fork and your imagination and join me in the meeting room for a few gourmet meals.

Summertime is Time for Caprese

Summertime is Time for Caprese

You can whip up a delicious caprese in 10 minutes or less, and the result is so satisfying and appealing you’ll want to do it again tomorrow.

It’s Your Thing, Do What You Wanna Do

It’s Your Thing, Do What You Wanna Do

I realized that the ‘aboutness’ for Glover Gardens was waaaaaaay out of date. So there’s a new “About Glover Gardens” page. I’d love to hear from you!

The Twilight’s Last Gleaming and a Silly July 4 Poem

The Twilight’s Last Gleaming and a Silly July 4 Poem

We are having a very chill Independence Day, summed up in a simple rhyme.

Surprise Tango in Paris (We’ve Simply Got to Go Back!)

Surprise Tango in Paris (We’ve Simply Got to Go Back!)

Paris always has a surprise in store for you. Walking in this city at night is the best way to lasso that travel serendipity that happens when you don’t have a plan but are open to whatever comes along.

Time to Go Back to Bistro des Augustins in Paris

Time to Go Back to Bistro des Augustins in Paris

Still reminiscing about Paris, I have a little Glover Gardens Makes the Bigtime story for you, set at Bistro des Augustins in the City of Lights.

Time to Go Back to Paris! Travel Day Reminiscing

Time to Go Back to Paris! Travel Day Reminiscing

Thinking warm thoughts about Paris, a magical anniversary trip in June of 2019, and how much I’d like to get back there.

Live-Streaming Jazz for Your Friday Night Listening Pleasure

Live-Streaming Jazz for Your Friday Night Listening Pleasure

There are two Thomas Wenglinski & Paulo Santos performances on Friday, June 18, at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. CDT, and you can watch the stream for free in HD Live on YouTube.

Happy Coffee, Millennials, Mimosas and Brunch

Happy Coffee, Millennials, Mimosas and Brunch

We sat at the breakfast room table, the four of us, for a couple of hours, telling stories, sharing our hopes and dreams for the future, and reveling in post-vaccination togetherness. It was incredibly restorative.

A Gentle Coming Out Party, and the End of Spring

A Gentle Coming Out Party, and the End of Spring

A quiet story about coming out of a long, silent austerity into the startlingly lush experience of in-person conversation and a meal with another couple outside of our bubble.

When Peppers are Ripe, It’s Time to Make Chili

When Peppers are Ripe, It’s Time to Make Chili

We were the blessed recipients of a gift of summer garden bounty, which will become Glover Gardens Chili. Yes, in the summer.

Coffee Beans: From A Neon Moon Dream To Reality

Coffee Beans: From A Neon Moon Dream To Reality

A friend turns his long-time dream into reality and makes a great cuppa joe at Neon Moon Coffee in Burton, Texas.

Glover Gardens is Back! We Decided to Get On Up and Get Outside

Glover Gardens is Back! We Decided to Get On Up and Get Outside

The Glover Gardens blog is back after a hiatus, sharing the positive outcome after we decided to Get On Up.

Well Hello, Deer…Thanks for Stopping By!

Well Hello, Deer…Thanks for Stopping By!

We had a visit from a beautiful mule deer here at Little House in the Rockies this week. She wasn’t at all skittish or shy.

The Wonders of Blue Skies, Magpies and the Big Thaw

The Wonders of Blue Skies, Magpies and the Big Thaw

Grab a cup of coffee and I’ll walk you through a couple of happy hours I spent with my camera on Easter afternoon at the Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Area.

Oh, Baby! (News, We’ve Got News!)

Oh, Baby! (News, We’ve Got News!)

Oh, Baby! We are over the Goodnight Moon with joy about the upcoming addition of Glover Gardens Grandkid #1.

The Living Hope of Easter

The Living Hope of Easter

Our fence posts seemed to be a set of crosses with a message: Spring is here, the tomb is empty, and resurrection, rebirth and new growth are real.

Happy Spring to You, from Texas

Happy Spring to You, from Texas

Here’s a Texas bluebonnet for you. It’s our state flower, and this one is still in the process of opening up. I think it is a metaphor for now.

Nothing Smells More Like Spring Than Crepes

Nothing Smells More Like Spring Than Crepes

Let’s step back in time, to a weekday in April of 2017, and together experience my lunch and subsequent walk to one of our offices in the outskirts of Paris.

It’s Not Easy Being Green

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Frogs can and do freeze, including their hearts, and then thaw and get right back to living their everyday froggy life when it warms up. We’re doing the renewal pruning at Glover Gardens in our own efforts to get our green back.


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