Flower power

To the midnight pedestrian who took my mums: I am truly touched that you found the display of orange mums hanging from my arbor so moving that you needed to help yourself to a basket. I carefully selected flowers that matched my orange house, which you may not have even noticed as you wandered by in the deep dark hours of the night of Sept. 10.

I've planted grapes on the arbor as well, so in two or three years you . . .

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