Category Archives: FORAGING

It’s Trash Day!

Hooray and my gratitude to my trash collectors here in Yavapai  County, Arizona. During the pandemic I’ve been grateful for many things, but my heart is full on Tuesday mornings when I hear the trucks coming down the street. I’m … Continue reading

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Found Dead in Arugula Released Using Vellum

New Release! Found Dead in Arugula is live. First in a series about a Quaker gleaner turned private detective who lives in a garden town near Los Angeles. It’s designed to be short enough to eat over lunch and is … Continue reading

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Basil in the Window, Rain on the Pane, a Seed of a Story

I had a good Sunday. It rained on our parched California dirt. While listening to drops hit the windows and patter on the concrete, I watched THE DISH, a favorite movie of mine, drank coffee, ate a biscuit, and thought about … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award Nomination

My blog was recently nominated for The Liebster Award by the author of twomventures Michelle Murray: a friend from California, who now lives in Cambodia. Her blog is terrific with great posts like It’s Raining Tigers & Elephants.  You’ll feel like … Continue reading

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A Mindful Bowl of Buckwheat Groats

For breakfast, I usually have an egg, kraut, and a cup of fruit on top of arugula liberally doused with olive oil and dusted with pecan pieces.  Preparing breakfast means dashing to the garden for cilantro for the eggs, basil … Continue reading

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Lawyer’s Wig and Tippler’s Bane / Heroes and Villains

My brother and I are working on a mystery novel Fathers in the Moor about two foragers who sometimes provide security services to those in danger. This book mostly takes place on the Isle of Skye where I did some hiking … Continue reading

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