Elizabeth DiNovella

Elizabeth DiNovella is Culture Editor of The Progressive. She writes about activism, politics, music, books, and film. She also produces Progressive Radio, a thirty-minute public affairs program hosted by Matthew Rothschild.

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Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Time to Plant Seeds
For those of us in Wisconsin, it's been a long cold winter already. The idea of only being halfway through seems daunting. I take solace in knowing gardeners and farmers are already at work planting seeds. Spring is inevitable even if the ice on the lake is a foot deep. February 2 marks the halfway point between winter solstice and the vernal equinox. We're officially at midwinter. Midwinter was traditionally a time to take stock of what's left in the larder. Is there enough to make it to spring?
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