Joseph Trimble Rothrock Portrait

Chief Agitator Happy Birthday today Joseph Trimble Rothrock (Books By This Author) born today on April 9, 1839. Plagued by sickness as a child, Rothrock felt the call of the great outdoors, “I just had to go to the woods. Throughout my entire life, I have sought the ‘out of doors’ as a refuge against…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today’s thought is exactly that: How we think when we garden. Emerson wrote: Blame me not, laborious band, For the idle flowers I brought; Every aster in my hand Comes back laden with a thought. How wonderful our gardens are for thinking. Creatively. Therapeutically. Soulfully. Every bloom can be a vessel for an idea, a…

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