26 May

The First Iris. Memories Of Florence

by Jon Katz
First Iris
First Iris

The first Iris has sprung up in the garden. The Irises were planted by Florence Walrath, the indomitable woman who lived to be 104 and was in our farmhouse for nearly eighty years. The was a presence in the town and her spirit inspired our move to the farmhouse. I think of  her whenever one of her Irises pops up, they are like her, strong, tall, willful, determined.

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