>Bastion \BASS-chun\ (noun)
1. strong supporter: somebody or something regarded as providing strong defense or support, especially for a belief or cause, or a place where there are such people
2. fortification: a fortified place
3. projecting part: a projecting part of a well, rampart, or other fortification
M-W’s Word Central:
Some place of something that gives protection against attack
During his children’s teenage years, Dean discovered his work shed could be a bastion of peace and quiet.
The greenhouse and it’s lovely green shoots became both a metaphor for and Cassandra’s bastion of hope.
Lemon garlic tilapia
and the ever present pitcher of sweet tea. 🙂