A Sign of Returning Health

I made a chicken curry yesterday, another sign of returning health, when I’m feeling up to cooking. Not my best cooking — I had forgotten I was out of Sri Lankan curry powder, so I ended up just skipping it, which makes for a…’thin’ curry, is the best word I can think of to use. …

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An Old Slow Girl

Ellie with the crocuses. She’s an old slow girl, now, but she loves going out and sniffing the air while I’m puttering in the garden.

Pondering the Periwinkle

Periwinkle ground cover starting to bloom. I keep thinking about pulling it all out and replacing it with a native shade ground cover, but I don’t like any of the ones I’ve found yet. Probably the problem is that I’m sentimental about this plant — I grew up with it at my parents’ house, which …

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