I was trying to get a picture of these roses still blooming in our late November garden, but Zeus had other ideas… they’re pretty and apparently also delicious. He came over for a sniff, then very delicatly snatched it from my hand and proceeded to maul it, plucking petals and strewing them about. I suppose…Continue Reading “stop and smell the roses”
Ghosts of America | Luis Alberto Urrea | Orion Magazine. I just read this Orion article, by a UIC professor. It’s a pictorial landscape, a word snapshot of a road-trip across last summer’s drought-scape. A good read, or there’s an audio version if you want the author to read it to you!