Everyday Epiphany, humor

When One Thing Leads To Another

“This is a contract between the Artist (consignee) Anita Borgo and KISMET LLC . . .” I signed the contract and just like that I was an artist . . . at least legally. Four months ago I wasn’t an artist in any sense of the word. Writer, yes. Artist, no. Then when planning the rehearsal… Continue reading When One Thing Leads To Another

Gardening, humor

Creating Problems

“Some people create their own storms and then get mad when it rains.” Unknown Unknown is brilliant! Her astute insights into life put perspective into mine.  I often cause my own problems. Fern Problem After paying for a truckload of mulch and hauling wheelbarrows of it to the backyard, I decided to plant ferns in… Continue reading Creating Problems

Gardening, humor, Outdoors

The Fewest Choicest Words About Gardening

A flagstone path wound around my backyard directing walkers around the deck and up to the shed that stored rakes, shovels, and various sized clippers. The path is more decorative than directive.  There’s little chance of losing my way among the hydrangeas and needing a well-marked route to safely guide me to the back deck.  I… Continue reading The Fewest Choicest Words About Gardening

Gardening, humor, Outdoors

Garden Gripes

It only rained twice this spring in the Midwest.  The first time was all of April and the second most of May. The deluge, with intermittent significant snowfall, delayed my gardening gig. When finally able to survey my landscape, without need for umbrella or snow boots, I wasn’t pleased.  Weeds, I Think Each fall, I… Continue reading Garden Gripes

humor, Outdoors

Squirrel Circus Idea

Squirrel Circus Idea had been skittering around my brain for several years. It recently edged about my hippocampus, spiraled around my basal ganglia, and leaped to the treetops of my frontal cortex. After reading “Habits That Make It Easy To Come Up With Great Ideas” (FYI there are habits to grow greener lawns, improve relationships,… Continue reading Squirrel Circus Idea