Category Archives: Plants & Gardening
Summer before last as we were getting ready to leave Paros, my neighbor and adopted sister, Angeliki, gave me some cuttings from her canna lilies. I carefully wrapped them and replanted them once back in Rome. One part I planted … Continue reading
Despite the drizzle, we walked to the Chinese restaurant to have lunch. Leaves that once hung over our heads were now matted on the ground—a melancholic reminder of existential change.
Even a window has two points of view–one looking out, the other looking in. One belongs to me, the other belongs to you.
My neighbor left flowers for me. I put them in a pot next to the door. They’re better than a welcome mat.