New Trees and Shrubs Take 1

For the last 4 years Hans and I have been buying and planting trees and shrubs that we get from the forest department in Amandola. The forest department here in Le Marche has four different places dedicated to growing plants that are either indigenous to the area or simply do well here.

Yesterday we borrowed [...]

Sunrise and Sunset on the Opposite Hill

The other morning I woke early, even earlier than usual this time of year. I had a funny feeling in my belly, so rather than just languish in bed as is my usual M.O. I got up, threw a sweater on and opened all the curtains.

The sky was just beginning to go from dark [...]