“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.
“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,
“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 dead hydrangea is as intricate and lovely as one in bloom. Bleak sky is as seductive as sunshine, miniature orange trees without blossom or
“…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
“I think people who don’t know the woods very well sometimes imagine it as a kind of undifferentiated mass of greenery, an endless continuation of