• I look back with gladness to the day when I found the path to the land of heart's desire, and thank Fate ceaselessly with a loud voice that she did not permit the town to sap all the years away while the heart was turning to wind-voices and flower-faces and the hands of kindly earth.

    Marion Dudley Cran (1913). “The Garden of Ignorance: The Experiences of a Woman in a Garden”