The Nature of 'Things'
I could feel it coming; something was in the wind. Just moments after the first soft frost of the season, an unseasonably warm wind swirled through the garden for hours. The air felt hot at times, far beyond El Niño. The birds delighted in it, convening en-masse in numbers I hadn't seen in weeks. It felt ominous and foreboding. I had originally planned on writing a lighthearted piece for the week — a simple how-to for urban food garden site assessment, and the beneficial i