Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet. Roger Miller The garden is happy on this cool and wet morning. It will be happier (as will I) when the heat returns in a few days. I’m anticipating great growth—in both of us. For now, simple gratitude for what is.
A visitor to a garden sees the successes, usually. The gardener remembers mistakes and losses, some for a long time, and imagines the garden in a year, and in an unimaginable future.” W.S. Merwin, What Is a Garden? I get nothing done. Church, in the morning, followed by a trip to a garden centre for
It's exciting to see things coming up again, plants that you've had twenty or thirty years. It's like seeing an old friend. Tasha Tudor, The Private World of Tasha Tudor This is our fifth spring back in Canada; retired, and seeing things through the lens of a different life. This is the fifth spring of
Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ~ Marc Riboud A few weeks ago I started writing 2017 as the year. Why? I have no idea. Stranger still, it took a week or so before I realized what I was doing. When I was still working in the corporate world summer