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saving tomato seed
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saving tomato seed

Now is the time to save your tomato seeds! We love to save seeds from our favorite heirloom or open-pollinated tomato varieties. (It is best not to save hybrid seeds. It is less likely to produce a similar tomato as it is not yet stabilized) So much history is contained within one little seed. How beautiful it is to be people that pass along the story of seeds.

gather
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gather

Gather, I love this word. For me gathering means, resting, laughing, sharing, eating, listening, and connecting. I think of a family I know and how every time I see them together, they circle up. They find chairs, tree stumps, benches, anything it takes to form a circle and they talk. While they wait, they talk...

before the sun
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before the sun

Before the sun rises, when the house is quiet and dark, there is a beautiful holy silence that calls to me. It is in these hours before the sun rises that I connect the pieces of my days. Without these moments, I am scattered and the day is blurred.  It takes time and discipline to...

garden people
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garden people

The sight of a person working in a garden always stops me.  Whether on their knees digging or up on a ladder pruning, I know they are doing much more than tending plants or turning the soil. I have learned that people who tend gardens have stories to share and life to work out. Some...

under a tree
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under a tree

Our family is full of readers, not just casual readers, readers that are so consumed by their books they often forget to eat, where they are, or hear the call of their name. They have been left in classrooms, only to look up and see the class gone at recess. They survive while walking down busy...