1. We agreed in our preference to spend the day reading and sewing rather than going out.
2. I read The Moonflower Vine by Jetta Carleton. A mild story of a farm and daughters which thoroughly suits my taste. The writing is beautiful and insightful and I longed for more by this author. However, this is her only novel, a rare bloom like that of the Moonflower.
3. The sharp, pungent smell of dill as it crushes underfoot.
4. A baby Mockingbird waits inside the garden fence, sticking its head out between the slats looking for mother.