It was hot — in the 90s. It was humid. And it was lovely.
I think I need some of these for my garden. So dramatic and delicious-looking. Shouldn’t you be able to eat them? A visual cross between an artichoke and a rose.
The Huntington needs at least a week. The library, the art collections, the grounds…and they are building a new visitors’ center. I wish it weren’t two hours away. But it made a great day trip for us and our guests.
I heard a reading of the first lines of the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales in Middle English and realized I had lost two of the lines in the past 47 years. Now I will have to go find a copy online and re-memorize. Succulents and poetry, oh my!