I thank all of you who read and commented on yesterday's post. It was, for me, an important thing to say. But I want to double down on my suggestion to read the article I linked because it truly says everything, having been written by someone uniquely placed to have the facts and the feelings, the experience and the knowledge. And so I will give you the link to that article again. It is HERE.
That picture up top is what my little original kitchen yard looks like right now. The phlox and the pine cone ginger lilies have taken over. I imagine that one day a future owner of this house and property will be cursing me the way I curse whoever planted the crocosmia and glory bower and chenille plant and Japanese rice paper plant and, and, and...in this yard.
Because one type of invasive ginger isn't enough, I have started a nice piece of the sort of ginger lily that produces the root you buy in the store for your culinary ginger needs. I had started some before but somehow I did not tend it properly and it died but this one looks pretty sturdy.
This, too, is Florida.
The other day Mr. Moon suggested that we put some chairs out in the garden so that we can sit and watch the beans mature. That's sort of a joke and sort of not a joke.
Tiny Prius. With its very small enclosed space.
The boys weren't actually sick at that point, but later on in the afternoon, Gibson began complaining of a sore throat and so everyone got tested again and yes, he and Owen both have it.