Rather rare now, extinct in my area, this Marsh Orchid was pressed in 1939 into a 1934 first edition of “Paradise Never Lost”. This volume was chock full of flowers and newspaper clippings and coloured pictures from magazines. What have you found tucked away in forgotten tomes?

Rather rare now, extinct in my area, this Marsh Orchid was pressed in 1939 into a 1934 first edition of “Paradise Never Lost”. This volume was chock full of flowers and newspaper clippings and coloured pictures from magazines. What have… Continue Reading

Rainy day at the Husted-Kleinle family gravesite, with “Remembrance” figure by Hans Schuler. Loudon Park Cemetery. Baltimore, Maryland. There was a poem cast in bronze and made to look like flowers and vines on the plinth below the statue, but copper thieves tore it away a few years ago.

Rainy day at the Husted-Kleinle family gravesite, with “Remembrance” figure by Hans Schuler. Loudon Park Cemetery. Baltimore, Maryland. There was a poem cast in bronze and made to look like flowers and vines on the plinth below the statue, but… Continue Reading

Flowers for Algernon is now my favorite book of all time! Read it in 5 hours straight, couldn’t put it down. I recommend it to all of you interested in curling up into a ball and crying for some time.

Flowers for Algernon is now my favorite book of all time! Read it in 5 hours straight, couldn’t put it down. I recommend it to all of you interested in curling up into a ball and crying for some time.