Category Archives: Gardening

What I Learned (Again) on My Vacation

May 31, 2014   The past two weeks have been busy around here, with some wins and some losses, a couple of wins I’d thought were going to be losses and vice versa. I got the transplants for the backyard garden … Continue reading

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I Need a Vacation

May 17, 2014   Since today and tomorrow will be sunny and warmer (sunny mid to high sixties compared to rainy mid forties and fifties,) followed by seventies and eighties for all of next week, I am taking a vacation from … Continue reading

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Just Keep on Gardening

April 26, 2014   Having decided the Empire has pretty much won the propaganda war over Russia concerning the Ukraine and that, whatever is going to happen will happen despite anything most of us can do about it, I’m doubling down … Continue reading

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Nothing Lasts Forever

  April 12, 2014   I miss the dog – her soft snoring as she slept beside my desk when I worked at the computer, the twitchy “running” dreams of her last days when her legs no longer followed her commands … Continue reading

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Ukraine and Gardening

March 8, 2014   Ukraine, 2014   Photo by Mstyslav Chernov Thank goodness for the blogosphere. Yes, you have to pick your sources wisely, but you can find news there that the corporate owned, mainstream media won’t touch. Such is the … Continue reading

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Bringing Out Spring

February 22, 2014  Having spent the last two months finding ways to stay warm without bankrupting myself in the cold and snowy weather, this past week has been a pleasure. Most days have been in the high fifties to mid … Continue reading

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Thinking About Food in the Coming Year

January 4, 2014  Image courtesy of Simon Howden/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Yesterday afternoon, my friends, Kathi and Mary, took me on what turned out to be a most excellent adventure. After taking me to pick up my medications, they treated me to … Continue reading

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An Update on my Indoor Garden

November 16, 2013   With the Philippine Islands and their people devastated by typhoon Haiyan – most certainly made more powerful by rising sea levels and warming ocean around those islands from global warming – and the countries of the world … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts after a Gloomy Week

November 2, 2013 We had rain for much of the week – several inches, all told. We also had our first hard frost. Gloomy weather makes me a gloomy person, introspective and dour, so full of whys, why nots and … Continue reading

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Keeping the Pins in the Air

September 14, 2013 While the Empire struggles,over Syria,  to keep all its juggling pins in the air  – thanks to that sly Russian fox, Mr. Putin, stuffing his foot in Secretary of State Kerry’s mouth – and the financial world … Continue reading

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