Earth Laughs in Flowers

Earth Laughs in Flowers

Though it’s often been attributed to e.e. cummings, it actually appears in Hamatreya, by Ralph Waldo Emerson. A slight misquote, its meaning taken out of…

Life Began in a Garden

Life Began in a Garden

Anyone who thinks that gardening begins in the spring and ends in the fall is missing the best part of the whole year. For gardening…

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

A French fairy tale about a beautiful and gentle young woman who is taken to live with a man-beast in return for a good deed…