|"Short days ago/ We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow/ Loved and were loved..." from In Flanders Fields|
Like a bee drawn to a flower, I can't resist a gorgeous garden. While I admire the grand expansiveness of Versailles' chateau grounds on the outskirts of Paris or the futuristic wonder that is Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, it's the simple vegetable garden that most captures my imagination. I can close my eyes and pretend that it's mine. That it's attainable.
Driving through the countryside of Dry Creek Valley in Northern California, what I mostly see when I look around is this...
|Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery|
Vineyards stretching hither and yon, as far as the eye can see. I am in the birthplace of California wine making.