Tis Pity He's a Writer

Richard Daybell – Novels, stories and short humor

Mosaicultures Internationales

While you guys were taking a break, I was keeping incredibly busy — Montreal, Toronto, a wedding in Rochester.  In Montreal, we made another pilgrimage to the botanical gardens — … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · 8 Comments

Eat Your Hearts Out IV: More Conservatory

July 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Eat your Hearts Out III: Professor Plum in the Conservatory

  There are conservatories and then there are conservatories. The conservatory at Longwood Gardens is the latter.  At 4.5 acres,  it’s one of the world’s largest greenhouse structures. It houses … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

Eat your Hearts Out II

A few folks have suggested that the garden photos I posted were not actually my garden.  Some even suggest that I have betrayed a sort of sacred trust that is … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · 11 Comments

Eat Your Hearts Out, Fellow Gardeners

Having spent the last month working our butts off in the yard, Linda and I were pleased when we could finally stand back and look at our handiwork. The following … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 19 Comments

Things That Go Bump in the Night

October.  Summer, all three weeks of it, is at an end.  The nights are longer, darker and more mysterious.  The frost is on the pumpkins and death is in the … Continue reading

October 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

There Are an Awful Lot of Palin Bumper Stickers in Alaska

Just an observation.  No commentary — at least not yet.  We left Vermont for Alaska shortly after Irene visited.  The timing was coincidental.  Thoughts about Alaska will come, but for … Continue reading

September 16, 2011 · 1 Comment