Tag: simple life

The Incomplete Gardener

Just like the plants in his garden, this writer finds we’re always learning and growing, dreaming and scheming.

The Cowboy In Me

For this North Carolina writer and his wife, Western films are the cure for Yellowstone Fever

The Baker’s Assistant

Life is sweet when Wendy Dodson launches a new business that taps her passion for baking.

The Chosen One

Columnist Jim Dodson on spotting a red-tailed sentinel , his a faithful, four-legged soulmate and the concept of spirit animals

Golf & Marriage

True love and harmless fun on the links 

The Death of a Green Dragon

A gardener’s fondness for his Japanese maple becomes a bittersweet reminder of life’s impermanence.

Simple Gifts

For this writer, it seems that the secret to the good life is that less is more

Becoming My Father… and Luckily, his Father, too

Church hymns, flannel shirts and briar pipes—I share today’s simple pleasures with the generations before me. by Jim Dodson A dear friend I hadn’t seen in far too long and I were having lunch outdoors, safely distanced. She sipped her…

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