Monthly Archives: June 2009

Flower in Ulysses: Stuck in the Middle

In honor of Bloomsday, June 16 IV. The morning of December 16, 2004 is cold. Henry Flower sees this through his kitchen window, pausing in the middle of scrambling breakfast for his wife Moira, who was still in bed: a … Continue reading

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Big Friendly Flowers

Sunflowers are impressively large. They are probably one of the few flowers–hollyhocks being another–that can frequently be taller than you are–sometimes much taller. These members of the aster family are fast-growing annuals and perennials; some of them can reach 15 … Continue reading

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