Learning a gunman opened fire and shot 11 people to death while injuring six others on Saturday at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh really hit home as a Jewish man, but not for the reasons you may think.
A garden is much more sensory than mere looks; sometimes more memorable features can be found — eyes closed — right outside the door.
Some are haunting enough to keep us home, in a way, even when we’re far removed by distance or time.
Having covered high school football in Mississippi for nearly a decade, I am reminded of the same thing every year.
Call me hardcore, but these old muscles appreciate the differences between my shovel and spade.
I just special-ordered a new hand-made wooden handle for my great-grandmother’s heirloom garden spade. No amount of duct tape was keeping the much-used, cracked one together.
Nathaniel Armstrong, one of the most well-known taxi drivers in this area, lived across from me and my family on McKinley Street for more than 45 years.
His death about two weeks ago started me thinking about the value of good neighbors and neighborhoods in general. I thought about how good a neighbor he really was.
A marvel of modern inventions is digital photography, which helps us pay closer attention to and share our gardens easily with others.