Archive | July, 2014

Jane Mary Curran | Tales of the cactus

Tales of the Cactus | Second Wind The Christmas cactus was lovely this year, big bunches of blossoms coming on in November, lasting ’til March when the last shriveled and fell. Outside dead oak leaves clacked in the wind. Dirty snow melted and froze again in a muddy monochrome time.   One snowy spring morning, from its dormant complacency, the cactus exploded in brilliant buds of new blossoms. A vernal […]

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