Maple Leaf Rag
Was this Japanese maple this gorgeous last year? It can’t have been. Now that I think of it, a freak hailstorm last October blew the leaves to bits before they had a chance to change color, and we woke up to a foot-deep carpet of shredded green leaf mulch all over the garden. On the plus side the leaves came down in one heavy flop, and after a strenuous day of raking we were pretty much...
Overheard in the Pizza Shop Exhibit
“Excuse me Sir, would you like the mushrooms with the matching cheese?”