Flowers and the Winter Blues

How can you call it the winter blues when the sky was rarely blue but rather gray? Be gone! Drab and dreary, gray and weary, sad, unsavory winter weather! Pick up your spirits with a few pics from my beloved Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, and illustrations by a dear little lady close to myContinue reading “Flowers and the Winter Blues”

Trees Please 1: Ode to Elms

What hath the elm tree to do with literature? The American elm was mostly destroyed by Dutch elm disease, first recorded in the US in 1930. Lone, isolated American elms still exist, but only one alley of American elms remains, found in Central Park, New York City. These beautiful, curvy survivors line Literary Walk, alternatingContinue reading “Trees Please 1: Ode to Elms”