Ah- OK. That sound spretty good actually- I like Great Northerns.
Have you tried savory? I think it's summer savory that is supposed to be good with beans; there's a winter savory too. I tried it and I didn't think it tasted that much better than, say, thyme or oregano would have.
Peasant (1963-1972) and Fluffy (1970s?-1982- I think of you as 'Ambrose' now)- Your spirits outshone some humans I have known. Be happy forever.