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Time flies

Time flies. Seasons overlap. Years vanish on the wind, like smoke from an untended fire. A year ago, as summer began, I started to write one last novel. The more things change...


This is the third year we've had tatsoi (Brassica rapa) in our garden. This nutritious Asian green is a delicious, crunchy and citrusy-tasting addition to salads. It bolts readily in the heat, but then we get these flowers.