Author Archives: theozarker

One Lucky Old Gal

September 20, 2014          Now that the Empire is busy fighting everything from ISIL to Ebola, I guess it’s time for me to get the yard and gardens ready for winter. This past week was cool and rainy. We had three … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Terminal Something

September 13, 2014    Seems like, this week, the Empire moved from terminally stupid to terminally insane, declaring an “air war” on IS in Iraq and Syria (even though we already have around 1500 “advisors” –all wearing boots, as one wag … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Next Round

September 6, 2014   Well, today we have our first taste of fall weather here in southwest Missouri, with lows last night in the mid fifties and an expected high of seventy-five this afternoon. By the end of next week, (we … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Summer so Far

August 30, 2014   Labor Day weekend is upon us and amidst the end of summer/pre-fall barbeques, vacations, staycations and general revelries, here’s what’s happening in my neighborhood: We hit 101 degrees last week, but after a run of 98 and … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Fighting for Power or Building Bridges

July 23, 2014  We can argue “’til the cows come home” about whether, percentage wise, per capita, blah, blah, blah more blacks than whites are on welfare, in prison, commit more crimes and so forth. Truth is, white power is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

It’s All So Very Confusing

August 16, 2014 I don’t really know what is currently happening in Ferguson, Missouri, although it is only about 200 miles from where I live. News accounts vary, but here is what I think I know. After days of protests … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Early Morning Thoughts

August 9, 2014  This morning, I did something I rarely do on blog post day. After reading some of the morning news, I went out into the garden. While it was still in shade from the walnut tree, while the … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments