Tag Archive: #growwithjon

Making Something Beautiful

The last few weeks have been extremely challenging, since I have quit smoking I have been going for a lot of really long walks and trying to keep myself as busy as possible. I am EXTREMELY grateful for my Family’s… Read more >

Oma’s Garden

It was a great honor and pleasure to be asked by my Mother to be completely responsible for the designing¬†and planting of her garden this Fall. This was a tremendous honor, commissioned to plant a garden for the woman who… Read more >

New search for hidden meaning.

As the summer begins to end here in the desert and we dip below 100 degrees Fahrenheit a lot of things become discovered and uncovered. I begin to spend more time outside, it’s easier to work in the garden when… Read more >

Summertime Rolls/ Jon’s Inferno

I think there are many things that roll in the the summer, many things become unbearable in the heat and we often ponder the thought collection of “What am I doing here?” There’s no logical reason that anyone would chose… Read more >

New Project

What’s happening in the Sadler house today? On this Sunday during Memorial Day Weekend? After so many struggles and focusing on what I am no longer able to do, Sarina and I decided that it was time for something new,… Read more >

Next Step, Back to Planning!

Can I get a “what what!”? The last two months have been a roller-coaster of inactivity, frustration, depression and on some days immobilizing pain. To say that I have been a good companion would be a gross understatement. I have¬†been… Read more >

An “Acceptable amount of Loss”

My wife, Sarina has discussed the challenge with organic gardening does not ease with the purchase of organic plants, seeds, and soil. It is a constant battle against nature.I know a lot about gardening in the desert, however, sometimes I… Read more >

Focusing On What You Can Do

While trying to heal from my injury over a month ago, it is easy to find myself in despair. I have written about how I was no longer going to talk about the pain and how I was doing. I… Read more >

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

Sometimes the answers are found in the most unlikely places. A stranger, a friend, when you feel the most lost, when you turn your music on shuffle, thinking you will find only the same depression you feel in your heart…. Read more >