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I could tell you that I’ve been lounging poolside at the Hotel Carleton On La Croisette But The timeline isn’t right for the Cannes Film Festival. Or I could blame it on The Mad Cow But That’s only half-true. Instead I’m gonna‘ claim that The Magic Carpet flight has been delayed Due, of course, to the Polar Vortex. 😉 That’s my story And I’m sticking to it! 🙂 Update: Take-off in thirty minutes… Read More

The Polar Vortex came On the heels of the murderous Frost And wrapped the Garden in ice Black Ice The Fans made a sound like rustling parchment When the wind shifted Cracked ice crashed onto fans below Each leaf encased in its own glass coffin Shiny Black Ice Transformed the leaves Into stiff caricatures of themselves Dead Pygmy Palm leaves And live ones too Froze in a robotic dance Cardboard Palm leaves… Read More