Volume 9, Issue 76; 31 Jul 2006; last modified 08 Oct 2010

Because I'm going on the road for ten days, because I haven't posted enough pictures of flowers this summer, because they're beautiful. Just because.

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have the things about us.

Iris Murdoch

I'll see a very few of you tomorrow, a few more of you next week, and the rest of you when I return.