Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Vernal equinox

Q: By the way, what is your favorite flower? What kind of flower are you?

A: My favorite flower is lily-of-the-valley. We have them here in the early summer, late spring. I also love crocuses and daffodils and tulips and lilacs -- all the spring flowers; we have roses, too, and peonies. I love wild grasses and aspens and maples and evergreens. My mother gardens expertly, and when she is no longer here, I fear there won't be flowers anymore. I did not inherit her green thumb, but I inherited a love for the garden, for botany, for fragrances ...

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