Why I Decided to Self-Publish

‘Funky Little Flower Farm’ stories include memories like my coming out, of being with my father on his deathbed and Momma’s memories of her grandparents. I want to share them, but I want control over how they get published now and forever. When I struck a book deal with a publisher for my first book,…

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Deep Rooted Wisdom Reviews

Y’all don’t need to read this. It’s just plain tacky, but a PR person told me I needed to do it. Therefore, for the sake of “link love”, which apparently means you stroke my back and I’ll stroke yours in the social media world, here are all the places that Deep Rooted Wisdom has some “online…

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Peckerwood!

Tom and I spent an amazing 24 hours with an old friend, John Fairey, outside of Houston.   John’s been there, gardening in the same place since the early 70s, but he says he’s still a South Carolinian. He named his garden after the fictional Beauregard Plantation in Auntie Mame  (or if he needs a sweeter…

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Schools Out for the Summer (appropriately, it’s about 90F!)

My final day if teaching small farm and garden design at Zamni Agricol CFFL school started with coffee and bread (typical Haitian street breakfast) and ended a few minutes ago with a last minute request for me to teach again Tuesday. Students presentations of their design project proved they totally got the idea of bringing…

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