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Pretty Little Weed, a Mindful Haiku for the New Year

Pretty Little Weed, a Mindful Haiku for the New Year

I’d like to get better at being in the moment, truly living, absorbing, feeling, whatever it is that I’m doing. Being more mindful, overall.

Shrimp Boil Recipe, Memories, Tips and Opinions

Shrimp Boil Recipe, Memories, Tips and Opinions

A seafood boil is a communal experience, something you eat with your hands, get all over your face and don’t regret a messy morsel of.

Recipes for Leftover Ham

Recipes for Leftover Ham

What to do with that leftover ham? Here are almost 50 recipes.

Random Christmas Cats, Just for Fun

Random Christmas Cats, Just for Fun

Because there aren’t enough pictures of cats in the world, especially cats at Christmas, here are a few from our archive.

The Spirit of the Season: Revisiting the Christmas Day Truce of WW1

The Spirit of the Season: Revisiting the Christmas Day Truce of WW1

Wishing you all the blessings of the season, and that we can go into 2020 heartfirst with peace and kindness.

Baklava, Baby!

Baklava, Baby!

Just raving about an annual homemade gift, the BEST baklava ever.

Coffee Shop Comfort Food During the Holidays

Coffee Shop Comfort Food During the Holidays

Lunch at a retro diner combats Fancy Food Fatigue during the holidays.

Empty Stockings Full of Love

Empty Stockings Full of Love

Each year, memories fly out of these treasures like dust motes in the light and gently come to rest on me.

Holiday Peacefulness Haiku

Holiday Peacefulness Haiku

It’s time to transition from the frenzy of getting everything done to the fullness of seasonal reflections.

Barbara Jordan’s Wisdom about Acceptance

Barbara Jordan’s Wisdom about Acceptance

Simple, profound and essential, this message is timeless, and yet I feel that there is an underlying urgency about it right now.

“Silence”, A Guest Blogger’s Homage to His Grandmother

“Silence”, A Guest Blogger’s Homage to His Grandmother

Glover Gardens’ first guest blogger shares memories of his grandmother with a beautiful translation of Still by Jupiter Jones.

Mr. Sandman, Ready for Christmas

Mr. Sandman, Ready for Christmas

A “dressed up for Christmas” photo of a Sandman from Pass Christian, Mississippi.

Deck the Halls at Heathrow – Again

Deck the Halls at Heathrow – Again

A whimsical and tasteful little Christmas tree at Heathrow Airport is just right.

Impromptu Texas-Sized Surf and Turf in Edinburgh

Impromptu Texas-Sized Surf and Turf in Edinburgh

I wasn’t expecting a Texas-sized offering when I ordered the Scottish Beef Burger as part of an Edinburgh hotel’s set menu, but that’s what I got, along with a foodie-worthy smoked trout first course.

Good Vibrations and Simplicity

Good Vibrations and Simplicity

The bike was poised and ready to go, an analog transporter waiting in the Gulf Coast sun to take someone somewhere.

The Wonderfuls (The People You Meet Along the Way)

The Wonderfuls (The People You Meet Along the Way)

Meet a new addition to my list of The Wonderfuls, Jon the Storyteller, who will be a guest blogger on Glover Gardens.


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