03.01.16

Inspecting house and yard, outdoors,

We make a list of urgent chores

And wonder: Should we call the painter,

Or let our home grow even quainter?

D.A.W.

12.01.15

This issue marks the end of our thirtieth year in publication.

Paul Schneider

12.01.15

When winter comes and nature calls,We go off-Island to the malls,Obeying some primeval urgeTo browse department stores and splurge.

D.A.W.

12.01.15

Vacation tide has long rolled out. Tourists have evaporated into thin air and been replaced with thin ice. Welcome to the trenches.

Charlie Nadler

10.01.15

Yes, the phrase “Home & Garden” evokes visions of sprawling acres, elaborate man caves, and limited-edition artisanal wallpaper, but it has finally come time to shed light away from the Goliaths and onto the Davids of the Home & Garden game.

Charlie Nadler

10.01.15

It is a singular variety of good fortune to dwell in one place that you love for many years. To watch the mail-order twigs you and your best friend planted grow into mature creatures. For that is what plants are – creatures – when you live with them for ten or twenty years. Or more. If you don’t believe it, you have not cohabited with a wisteria.

Paul Schneider

10.01.15

There are dog people, and cat people, and horse people, and bird people. And then there are the people who never saw a pet they didn’t love. Or at least try to love.

Shirley Mayhew

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