Today in the Garden

Today in the garden, signs of spring! In no particular order, from the front of the house, there are double Japanese Kerria (clambering up the chestnut tree), cydonia japonica (Japanese quince), a few daffodils that eluded the raspy slug tongues, the russian plum (Komet of Kubansk)… this is the front yard. In the back, one […]


Letter to my home on the importance of children

[Draft One, 12 March 2015] Did you know that before you were here, another structure inhabited the land? In the first Act of this land’s existence, there was a deep, varied garden, filled with nut trees and timber trees, with berries, with vines and flowers, and with creatures that depended on them all. Then silence […]


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