Hobbies & Activities


My biggest ongoing project is the garden at Eagle Heights. Tomatoes, potatoes, pickles,and salad fixins are just some of our favorite seasonal plants.

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Cooking is such a wonderful way to learn about the chemistry around us everyday.

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African violets

I am also a happy african violet grower. I have found that these beautiful plants require low maintance and beautiful flowers longer than most of my other plants.

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I have always had a facination with herbology and herb lore. It amazes me that wonderful plants can help so many people.


Recently I have enjoyed creating soap from scratch. It is not difficult if you have the right tools and patience.

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