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In My Rain-Battered Garden — Nothing Is Forever, Not Even Those Poppies

St. Jerome kept a human skull on his desk to remind him of his mortality. We gardeners don’t need a skull . We’ve got stuff dying on us every day.


The Writing Room: Write About My Aging Mother? I Don’t Think So . . .

Ten reasons why I’m finding it impossible to write about my 92-year-old mother, even though she’s all I can think about right now . . . .


A Case of the Human Condition: Death is the Only Guarantee

Our bodies should be more like our cars. When a car fails, we can trade it in for a new one, but not our bodies. Some of my friends’ bodies are failing them at a very young age.