Restored Innocence


I just looked it up. White lilies signify “restored innocence after death.”

If only it were that simple.

I’ll give you a trigger warning right now: this is not a pretty post. It is not a gardening post. I’m writing it for myself, really. There are violence and death, and way too much sorrow. Proceed at your own risk.

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Connecticut in November


You know how sometimes you make a plan that seems like an excellent idea at the time and then when the time comes it seems perfectly terrible? This is how I feel just about every time I formulate a scheme that involves air travel and car rental. Then I arrive at my destination and it turns out that this was an excellent idea after all. Continue reading