Surprise visitor

Because I haven’t seen them in a garden for a long time, I wasn’t sure if the weeds growing under my Chinese maple were actually strawberries. But they are. Today I found two tiny ones, red and ripe. Are they edible or ornamental? Or both?

at two ack emma

The front door is open and from the living room couch I can see past the porch and across the street. It is silent except for the¬†whoosh of cars on our main street – ¬†faster and louder than I would like. Next to me is Lenny, my moose-cat, snoring more loudly than I would like. […]