“Lettuce Enjoy Spring”

So, yes, it appears to be spring…

Little heads of lettuce are springing up out of the ground – I’d forgotten I’d sown them in what must have been winter.
Wish they would look as lovely as the ones I painted in Hope’s garden…


The poppies are peeking their heads up, too…
although not quite as exhuberantly as Georgia’s.

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The artichokes we transplanted never took, so I have to be contented with the ones at the market – I can enjoy their taste, but not the pure purple of these watercolor paintings.

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And although I’m looking out onto former Ottoman territory,
there are no tulips in my garden in Foça…


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