Back to Life

Thanks to all of you for your patience during these last few weeks. In early August my father became very ill, and he passed away on August 27.

Grief does soften with the passage of time, and for that I am grateful. Eventually it feels good to let the pain take a rest and . . . → Read More: Back to Life

About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of a dozen books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Not Breaking Much New Ground

I have been trying to dig a hole in the front yard to plant a currant bush. After two attempts, I am only halfway there. The hole is full of roots, and the clay soil is so hard I can barely get the spade in, even after filling it with water. The hole . . . → Read More: Not Breaking Much New Ground

About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of a dozen books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.