Anna, Thank you for sharing this slice of gardening, seasons changing, cooking, your mom, and GTC with us. Your essay had me captivated, chuckling, sad, and hopeful.

And, most of all, I want to read more about the estate you grew up in! Sounds like there are many wonderful memories there.

Smitten with nature. Fascinated by humans. Nostalgist. Poet. Memoirist. Personal Essayist. 13X Top Writer. Featured Food Column in The Innovation.

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