Such a short little touch of whimsy this will be that you may wonder why I am writing it.
If nothing more, this encourages others to share their metaphors and similes.
When I look at the yellow blooms, I think of lemon oatmeal cookies growing on a green stem. Nearby is my bed of lavender. After spending time in Southern France where fields and fields of lavender abound, I decided to start my own mini-field. So far, it is happily thriving and its fragrance lulls me to sleep each night.
Below these beside the sidewalk, something has surprised Lord Byron and me each morning when we walk. It’s a mushroom I’ve never seen before. You mushroom searchers could easily identify these little ones. I call them our tiny Japanese umbrellas.
So here we are. I hope you’ve enjoyed this little touch of whimsy. “Cultivate your garden!” Find your passion, and enjoy.
This article was originally submitted by Dr. Martha Benn Macdonald and was published in Issue 6 of Rock Hill Reader the Magazine. Read more here.