I spotted a small mockingbird and a male cardinal in the garden today. The cardinal was rooting around in the lantana, dill and parsley. Was he hunting my caterpillars? The small mockingbird watched me carefully for some time before flying off to another nearby fence to holler for mom and dad.
A garden is the best alternative therapy.
“Soil is a living entity:
the crucible of life,
a seething foundry in which
matter and energy are in
constant flux and life is
— Daniel Hillel,
Out of Earth 1991
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