Even though I am a physician, and I was a chemistry major long ago…I never was huge on physics. I love science, to be sure. But physics, not so much. Quantum style? Classical mechanics? It just never rang my bell. But this is an advanced string theory I can get excited about. Because I am also…a gardener. And we gardeners are some of the wackiest scientists out there.Read More
Indoor Garden Fall Update
It’s October in the Rockies and the leaves have gone gold and are about to drop. The kids are thinking about trick-or-treating, football is on tv…and anything we’ve been trying to grow outside is absolute toast. Dead. Done. Over.
The mornings are brisk now with frost on the windshields. Snow is starting to creep down and settle in to more than just the tops of the mountains. Around our little ski town, everyone is getting ready for the lifts to start turning.
So, obviously, this is a most pleasant time to appreciate one’s indoor garden…Read More
Spring Indoor Garden Update. Seems like We’re Settling into Quarterly Garden Updates Now…
I know it’s been a while, but hey, It’s June in the Rockies and it’s beautiful outside! I am too busy gardening outdoors, like all of the “normal” gardeners who garden outside, to be bothered much with my indoor garden! And heck, I’ve been letting it go on auto-pilot for almost 6 months, so why stop now?
But here’s an update anyway, to keep you following along. Currently in our little indoor, bathroom-garden we are growing…Read More
In celebration of Tomatoes: The Vegetarian BLT, or, the MLT
When I was young, my family would drive from Colorado all the way to New Jersey every few years to see my Grandparents and go “down the shore”. We loved the seashore. The red sun setting over the bay, the clatter of the seagulls in the morning, the smell of the grass on the dunes, the feel of my dad’s skin – too coated with suntan lotion to hold on to – as he chucked me into the waves. I remember it all so vividly because I was young. And still to this day, I remember the taste of the New Jersey roadside-stand tomatoes as being like nothing else. You could just chomp into them like a squishy, messy apple. To me, that is the taste of summertime, of vacation, and of my youth.Read More