Tag: life

The Heart of August

It’s deep in the heart of August,and shaking off the excess water from the pool, I drop to sit for a moment on the soft clover in the back lawn. Eyes closed, I could feel the leftover drops of water drying or trickling slowly…

Springs growth, renewal and Hope this Easter.

Standing on the front lawn surveying the vast expanse of green with my sharpened spade in hand, I took a deep breath before plunging the blade deep into the sod. Methodically I repeated the action over and over again, turning in a circle to…

The joy of simple things at Easter.

“A tulip doesn’t strive to impress anyone. It doesn’t struggle to be different than a rose. It doesn’t have to. It is different. And there’s room in the garden for every flower. You didn’t have to struggle to make your face different than anyone…

What community is all about.

The Grove in Newton is one of those places that for many years, was nothing more than a place you had to pass through to get to somewhere else. To get to the bus loop from the library or Newton Rec Centre, you went…