That is the most beautiful magnolia. And in Montreal...

I cannot wrap my head around it. I baked some biscotti today. Later, poured a glass out of a favorite bottle of Montesenese, and dunked first before making a toast...to you and then to your Grandfather. You for bringing him to life (and being you). Him for bringing your family into being. And bringing that marvellous tree into Montreal. A miracle.

Possessor of Paul Newman eyes. Author of many things straightforward and strange. Some of them appear here. “Women zai shuo ba” as the Mandarin say. Born 2016.