Clifford Garstang is the author of five works of fiction including the novels Oliver’s Travels and The Shaman of Turtle Valley and the short story collections House of the Ancients and Other Stories, What the Zhang Boys Know, and In an Uncharted Country. He is also the editor of the acclaimed anthology series, Everywhere Stories: Short Fiction from a Small Planet. A former international lawyer, he lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
>Some of my favorite flowers. Very nice, Cliff.
>And they’re everywhere this time of year–the prettiest weeds around.
>Picked a few of those along a patch of highway…and some wild phlox to boot!! Very hardy those little ones and beautiful!!