In our parched continent, water is gold.
Despite the calendar advancing to autumn in the southern hemisphere, the garden has been so dry this week that the soil became hydrophobic.
In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans. ~ Kahil Gibran
Last Wednesday, I surrendered to the unseasonal heat and watered the plants, mesmerized by the jeweled water droplets - clinging to the grass; rolling over the desiccated earth; finding a place to nestle in the leaves of hardy succulents ……… The simple things in life can give so much pleasure while infusing us with gratitude.
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