A Midwestern Flower Garden — Beautifully Dead In the Dead of Winter

By Barbara Falconer Newhall We were invited for lunch, and yes the lunch was lovely, and so was the company. But I couldn't wait to grab my trusty … [Read more...]

Real Snow in Minnesota . . . and Real Warm in My Real Austrian Walkjanker

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My genuine Austrian Walkjanker had hung forlornly at the far end of a plastic garment bag for decades. It had no place to … [Read more...]

Snow in California

Apparently, it snowed last night on our little hill in Oakland. There was still snow all over the place at 11 a.m. -- on cars, on the lawn around a hilltop … [Read more...]