Gardening, humor, Outdoors

Not Being Hosed

“I can’t clean the gutters on the north side of the house because the hose doesn’t reach that far,” said Mike. He whittled his fall “To Do” list from a timber to a toothpick with gutter cleaning the remaining unchecked bullet point. If hose length impeded completion of the fall gutter-cleaning task, I’d remedy that… Continue reading Not Being Hosed

Gardening, humor, Outdoors

Anita VS Hydrangeas

Why should I spend $250 on five 3-gallon Limelight Hydrangeas when a thick hydrangea jungle grew in my backyard? Why should I read instructions on transplanting these shrubs when I’ve been an avid gardener for decades?   Five hours (and as many hydrangeas) later answered these questions that I had asked myself. Consulting online Hydrangea… Continue reading Anita VS Hydrangeas

humor, Politics, Technology

Jerkwater Emails

Traveling the non-electronic shunpike for the afternoon had its downside - two hundred twenty-nine emails! It felt like a crunt when I scrolled the list. I gaged that more than forty messages per hour pinged my “in mailbox” while I gardened without my cell phone. Determined to sort through the time cutpurse, my fingers tittupped about… Continue reading Jerkwater Emails

humor, Uncategorized

Hedging Bets

Gambling is in my DNA. Mom enjoyed a fast paced game of Bingo. (I’m talking six cards at a time. The ink dabber polka dotted the cards faster than you could say, “And we have a winner!”) My Uncle Kakee’s luck (See Blog Post “Gambling On A Good Time”) was legend! So it was only… Continue reading Hedging Bets