Small Bouquets

June 18, 2016 by - 1 Comment

        This time of year my house is filled with small bouquets. I didn’t grow up in a gardening family, so I came late to growing flowers. Flowers were things that grew in conservatories or in gardens belonging to people who lived in big houses. Flowers grew in small patches or pots, along the side …Read More

The End of Possibilities

January 15, 2016 by - 6 Comments

  People die. That’s it. The End. When I was 12 years old, I couldn’t imagine that life beyond the age of 55 would be worth living (I’ve written about this before, but it keeps coming up.) I forget now why I chose 55. My own grandparents weren’t that much older, though I guess I …Read More