Ice Ice Baby

The ice plant is a drought tolerant, bunny resistant plant whose flowers close at night, open in the morning and slowly follow the path of the sun until nightfall. Its name is a curiosity and I can’t walk by this low-growing patch of bright pink flowers without thinking of the one hit wonder by Vanilla […]


  The inverted image of our house on a dangling droplet reminded me that everything I live for was momentarily sheltered inside a gentle bead of rainwater. My husband, our children, and the two dogs were going about their lives in this glistening other world hanging from the branch of a Japanese maple, as I […]