Leafing through my newly acquired book, that is. I finally got my own copy of Sara Midda’s In and Out of the Garden.
It is full of my favorite things – plant lore, fanciful watercolors, scenes I want to live in, and a ribbon to mark my place.
Of Books And Solitude
Don’t you love to discover a book that is transporting, like a glimpse into another world? It is a place to mull, daydream, and consider.
And then there is another meaning for “leafing,” which is that magical process whereby seeds spring to life and trees go from this…
Yet Another Use For “Leafing”
This is when you embark out-of-doors to see what nature is up to. A little airing is good for your health, but any excuse to watch the marching of the seasons will do.
Observation (alright, idle rambling) makes for great discoveries! I spotted this variegated wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia) near the creek. There is a picture of the all-green sort, too.
One Last Thing
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