On August 28th, various folks in blog-land will take some time to celebrate the one and only Tasha Tudor. I bought her book, Tasha Tudor's Garden, and have been loving every page. The photography is beautiful and immersing yourself in the writings on her life is a complete escape from life's hustle and bustle. It's refreshing to read how she dedicated her life to living the 'older ways.' And when you read that she said she would go back to that time when she passed away, you believe her! I know her afterlife is exactly that! It has to be. She's tending her garden, caring for her 'corgyn' (her plural for Corgi), and probably still placing orders for unique plant varieties. Hm? Wonder about that mailing address! :-)
In short, I love the woman. She lived such a simple, busy, beautiful life. Happy early birthday Tasha, and I'll be celebrating you on the 28th.
A detailed obituary that appeared in the NY Times is here. The book pictured here is available still on Amazon.