Tag Archives: letting go

Elegy for a Fir Tree

Douglas Fir Coming Down

A Douglas Fir in our backyard has died. Its picture perfect posture drew the eye heavenward through needles and cones up its narrowing spine Toward Infinity. The grandfather of the homestead made the blue sky coy as it played peek-a-boo … Continue reading

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Seeds of New Life

Bean Rising

About a week ago we planted various seeds for our first garden here in California: swiss chard, okra, bush roma beans, butter lettuce, arugula, sweet corn and leeks, to be adorned with marigolds and zinnias. Seeds are now pushing their … Continue reading

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