My vehicles have names. What's a vehicle? Anything with wheels, that I take to go on adventures. Car (Vivi, Mattie), bicycle (Genny, Francie, Gary)... Lawnmower? It's only since moving to my little two acres, with a big patch of cleared greenery to mow, and a Greenworks battery-powered mower to do it with, that I've started … Continue reading Me and Mrs. Jones
Squash plants: how the tendrils cling fiercely to the nearest thing persistently insinuating yet with the merest touch. Climbing up the chain link fence their daintiness is all pretense the weight they hold - it makes no sense! They're strong as Jean Valjean. Melons, gourds, meaty orange Hubbards will soon be resting in our cupboards … Continue reading Those tenacious tendrils
Young lettuce beckons. Waked, startled, night's small spiders step back as I pick.
When the cardinal called out - his song like drops of light spilling over a dawn field - I ran outside that first day of his voice as Spring's soft sun opened the heart of the brisk, grey winds I ran to answer him then stopped astonished at the tender, naked garden suddenly uncovered: after … Continue reading The Garden, Uncovered