The Pasta Party



On her recent evening strolls, Raccoon had noticed that the two large pots of basil on the cottage patio were getting overgrown and, frankly, rather scraggly looking.


So when she decided to host a dinner party, it didn’t take long for Raccoon to convince herself that she would in fact be doing the Gardener and his wife a favor if she were to trim a stem or two. Or perhaps a good third of each plant. She would need quite a lot of basil for her pesto, after all.


(August 2023)


Story © Jennifer Singleton / Read+Purr
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