A Severed Thread

I learned something new this morning.  Some of Jackie’s marigolds are covered in blackfly.  Underneath the next pot is an ants’ nest.  She tells me the ants plant the flies onto the flowers.  The farmed slaves then produce a sugary substance for the industrious insects’ sustenance. Beautiful scented lilies are now in bloom, blending their aromaContinue reading “A Severed Thread”