Joie 23 – Fall!

Joie 23 – Fall!

Oh, I know. Fall gets a bad reputation, in large part due to pumpkin spice overtaking absolutely everything. (And yes, I enjoy pumpkin spice in my coffee. But I can cheerfully admit that it’s gotten out of hand.) Here in the South, summer lingers quite a while...
Roses and Bread

Roses and Bread

Back in January, when I first embarked on my “year of roses,” I wrote about the labor slogan “Bread and Roses,” which was a rallying cry in the early part of the 20th century among working-class women for a living wage that permitted all...
Roses and Fall

Roses and Fall

Regardless of pandemics, strife, and the sturm und drang of life, the Wheel of the Year continues to turn and my “year of roses” continues to progress. Today is the first official day of fall, which means that today is the autumnal equinox. I have learned...