Here are a few just-for-pretty pictures, all taken in a minute or so, all within twenty-five feet of the door of the house. Farthest from the door is a pink […]
“Papa Tom!” “Yes?” “I want a spoon!” “Why?” “To drink my tea!” “But it’s so far to the kitchen…” (It wasn’t) “Papa Tom, I want a spoon!” “But—-OK, OK…. How […]
Here are some ways of looking at a just-grabbled new potato. Thank you for visiting thetompostpile.
Here are some wandering comments on photos from twenty-six minutes of an evening walkabout about Wishetwurra Farm. The daylily (hemerocallis). We have a dozen or more varieties in bloom here […]
In our last post, we looked at a couple of Victorian symmetries. Our eyes love and are attracted to the symmetrical. We’re symmetrical creatures, so why not? As we walked […]
From an evening walk in Oak Bluffs, a town whose first years encompass the second half of the nineteenth century. “Carpenter Gothic”, and “Gingerbread” are names often associated with domestic […]
We had a truly torrential rain yesterday. About two inches fell in about two hours, which is a good cloudburst around here. Up towards the Cape Cod Canal there were […]