Watercolour and marker on
Arches Watercolour paper
6 x 10 inches
Barbara Muir © 2012
My friend in Tucson can't imagine knowing that
cold weather is coming. But my Torontonian
friends are jumpy. Ikea's selling Christmas
napkins and tablecloths already.
We might not mind winter holiday celebrations,
but we fear what accompanies them -- snow.
I went out to the garden and picked a small
bouquet of Nasturtiums and Cosmos. There
were about 100 little snails trying to defeat
the Cosmos, but it's that flower's first year in
our garden. They will win because they're
Have a raising-a-toast-to-summer day.