We’ve reached the tipping point, I think, with the annuals that adorn the planters on our front porch. After giving us a summer of vigorously contained beauty, the blooms are just about tuckered out heading into these last days of September.
Monthly Archives: September 2016
We welcomed Francis Thomas into the world the other day, and I marveled at his beauty.
It was an odd feeling, gazing out over the gentle contours of the grassy acres where my home once stood.
A bit of mystery was resolved for me when I came across a hagiography of St. Giles the other day.
“St. Who?”, you say. And that’s precisely my point: I don’t believe I’d ever heard of the man until we landed in Edinburgh on the 4th of July, and took up temporary residence in a flat just across the plaza from that city’s iconic St. Giles Cathedral.