Yes, I confess. I go to the thrift store most every Saturday. It’s the thrill of the hunt that lures me in. What treasure can I find that used to be another’s trash? There is a certain sense of satisfaction when I rescue something and give it new life. Like my most recent project – a candlestick topiary. This unique planting is simple yet elegant and only cost $3.00 to create.
Hades, god of the Underworld.
What in Hades does Hades have to do with gardening or cooking?
It’s dark in the Underworld – not easy to garden with no sunlight at all. Cooking in the Underworld – probably a lot of barbecue, but that’s it.
Well, legend has it that Hades had a girlfriend, a nymph named Minthe. Hades loved her dearly. Unfortunately for Minthe, Hades’ wife Persephone, did not.
Oh my. [Read more…]