A June visit to Yaddo in Saratoga Springs is a guarantee for beautiful blossoms. Last year, I went with a friend I’ve known for about 35 years. This year, I went with a friend that I’d known for about 35 days. Both visits were such a pleasure, as we strolled through the gardens, admiring its offerings, and enjoying quiet conversation. Was it the friend or the location that made for such a peaceful visit? Maybe Yaddo is just meant to be shared with a friend.