Spring on my mind

Spring on my mind

After the longest winter I’ve experienced since moving to Connecticut three years ago, we finally got our spring. My garden has exploded with flowers, and yes, weeds. I’ve been thinking a lot about the weeds that dot my lawn. We just moved into this house...
Pink Dogwood

Pink Dogwood

There is a pink dogwood tree in my back yard. This is the first spring I’ve seen it bloom and it has been lovely. Even in the rain the pink petals flare like ballerinas pirouetting. Everything else in southern Connecticut is getting greener by the day. I have to...
United by coffee

United by coffee

I don’t drink coffee. I’ve never been able to tolerate the jitters even a mild jolt of caffeine gives me, but I love the smell of coffee and the rituals associated with it. That’s probably why most of characters are dependent on the stuff. My desire...