Dixie Ferrer is an artist, instructor, and gallery owner in Brown County. She says this is “one of several turnip paintings I have created, inspired by a visit to my mother’s homestead in the mountains of North Carolina. A whole truckload of turnips (leaves and all) were delivered to a little produce store across from the house where my mother was raised. I captured many visuals to use as reference for future artworks. I felt this was a special gift from my mother, who left this world many years ago. I think of them as ‘Mother’s Turnips.'” See more of Dixie’s work at ferrergallery.com.
Along with writer Pam Raider and yoga instructor Lee Edgren, Dixie will lead the workshop “Looking Back/Looking Forward: Exploring the Stories We Tell Ourselves,” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, in Brown County. Contact Dixie, 812-988-1994, for more information.CONTENTS
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THOMAS P. HEALY
Ode to a Wilting Flower
MIRANDA MAUREEN MARSICO
The Pooping Post
Bowl of Cherries
Life feeds upon death.
K. B. LAUGHEED
Tomatoes from the Vine
CAROL L. MURSCHEL
Artifacts & Potshards
Evidence of the wisdom gained in the garden.
Return to the Garden
A good way to take care of Earth for the long term.
Real and Imagined Names of Indiana Wildflowers
God’s words were misunderstood.
Lessons in Gardening
The Creative Compost Pile
Art meditations in the garden.
Cover Crops for Healthy Soil
Put down your hoe! There’s an easier way.
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