A Gardener’s View

I love June! Here are a few photos of gardens I have been tending. My own, and my friend Pat's . She and her husband have been on a hiking trek in Europe (see her blog http://www.patanddanmakingtracks.com), and I have had the privilege of tending to the flower beds, as the birds serenaded me in … Continue reading A Gardener’s View

Poppy Day

Can Remembrance Day be lighthearted? As we remember the sacrifice of so many lives for peace and country, can there be joy? I have been attending Remembrance Day ceremonies at cenotaphs in usually chilly weather for several years now, and I love the pageantry, the solemnity, the bugle sounding The Last Post. I love standing … Continue reading Poppy Day