May 27th, 2015



In spite of severe thunderstorm watches, the day was as dry as the last fortnight has been, but windy with it. The maples shed their everythings, among them the dry beige seedlings that are shaped like cherry petals. No one ever gets poetic about a 'maple seedling blizzard' but the sight can be quite breathtaking.
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Picked up a couple of LM Montgomeries some time back and started one on Monday. The Suck Fairy has been at LM Montgomery. Overuse of the word 'dear' to describe bloody everything: flowers, plates, kittens, chairs, you name it. Often coupled with the pillow word 'little'. How could I have been blind to such tweeness in my childhood?