Great Golden Digger Wasp

I think I’ve mentioned this gentle giant before, because it’s one of my favourites in the garden, the great golden digger wasp, Sphex ichneumoneus.  In the

A Tangle of Bright Moments: Thinking of the brine

“The time must come when this coast (Cape Cod) will be a place of resort for those New-Englanders who really wish to visit the sea-side.

A Tangle of Bright Moments: All the Firstlings of the May

“I strolled along the beaten way, Where hoary cliffs uprear their heads, And all the firstlings of the May Were peeping from their leafy beds,

A Tangle of Bright Moments: Tray of Jewels

“Tulips were a tray of jewels.” ― E.M. Forster, Howards End (1910) * Spouse and I went to Tower Hill, in Boylston, MA, and Garden in

A Tangle of Bright Moments: Bleak Sky is as Seductive

“A dead hydrangea is as intricate and lovely as one in bloom. Bleak sky is as seductive as sunshine, miniature orange trees without blossom or

A Tangle of Bright Moments: A Magical Garden in Space

“…for someone visiting earth for the first time, the real treasures here would all be free.  The smell of a sunlit prairie, the taste of

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