The Most Important Crop I Am Growing This Year

I was unsure if I should even write a post this week.  The events of the past two weeks have been jarring, and they exposed the deep wounds that racism continues to inflict on the nation.  I pray for comfort, justice and peace for all of those who are hurting now.  While I agree that silence is complicity, I also think that we don’t all need to speak at once.  This period has been a time of deep reflection for me, and I intend to write more fully about that in a future Left Field post.  I just don’t have the words yet, so I have been gardening and praying. Continue reading

Let’s Stop Using the Term “Non-Essential Employees”

This post comes from my left field group of posts, which you can read about here.   If you want to read something soothing about bees, butterflies, and flowers you need to check out my posts on beekeeping.  In this post, I am unleashing my frustration on the phrase “non-essential employees.”

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