Tag Archives: La Sussurrata

The Front Porch

This is our front porch. A few years ago, weather permitting, we started eating our meals here. And it changed our rapport with the neighbourhood. When neighbours walk by, we exchange greetings. A Kalimera here and a Kalimera there has … Continue reading

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“Como La Cigarra”

Volver our cat wakes me up meowing every morning wanting to go outside. And when I get back into bed, the roosters start crowing. When I finally decide to get up knowing I’ll never get back to sleep again, the … Continue reading

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Sunset Orange

This morning my first thought was about yesterday’s sunset and that dramatic variegated orange strip that traced the horizon afterwards. One shade looked familiar but I couldn’t say why until this morning when I was watering the plants. The shade … Continue reading

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My Parian Plant Propagation

My neighbor Vasiliki gave me some pink periwinkle clippings. That was a couple of years ago and now we have periwinkles everywhere. It is a generous plant and all summer long we have these pretty flowers smiling at us. Now … Continue reading

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Cactus Flower

One morning coming back from the mini-market, I found a lonely little cactus pad on the side of the road. So I picked it up and, once home, stuck it in a pot. A few years later, the cactus gifted … Continue reading

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