Imagine peace in this world!
The 500 block of West Oakdale is one of my favorites, partly because of these wonderful old brick row houses that, because of their white paint, seem like they belong in Washington, DC. I think these are some of the oldest attached houses in my vicinity, dating back to the early 1890s. More
Among the most unusual items in the Garden Show was this panel, displayed on an easel in a wooden frame, entitled “Mosses for Meditation.” It certainly is arresting, and, when photographed, acquires an additional novelty. The plant matter becomes abstract, and its scale impossible to determine.
Well, it is certainly very beautiful-looking, but how long will it last?
I believe I would prefer to meditate on the mosses at the base of a tree . . .
or growing up, star-like, among last season’s leaves . . .
or growing in combination with tender spring shoots . . .
or even growing all over some creepy fungus.
1. Vintage port at a friend’s.
2. The amaryllis bulbs my sisters gave me.
3. Leaving the Santas out longer than I should.