Cooking, Gardening, Outdoors

The Buzz About Dandelions

As my diversified lawn continued to diversify, (See Post 8 Lawn Zen.) the hearty dandelions, confident in their lawn citizenship status, ranked higher in population than Creeping Charlie. At least that’s what the latest census poll supported. Their popularity is attributed to timing. Timing is everything! Grumpy Bees Dandelions prevent grumpy bees. Dandelions are one… Continue reading The Buzz About Dandelions

Cooking, Everyday Epiphany, humor, Outdoors, Technology

Searching For The Big And Little Answers

Many spend a lifetime searching for the answers to the big questions in life. Where do I find love? How do I know the truth? What is the meaning of life? I have the big questions nailed.  It’s the small ones that keep popping up. Big Questions In Life: Here are my answers to the… Continue reading Searching For The Big And Little Answers

humor, Outdoors

Winter Living Events

While Mikaela Shiffrin, Arnd Peiffer, and the duo Lawes and Morris competed in Winter Olympic Events like the Giant Slalom, Biathlon, and Curling in Pyeongchang, Mike (my Significant Other) and I participated in Winter Living Events in Illinois. Both Winter Events (Olympic and Living) required skill! Pothole Slalom USA ‘s Mikaela Shiffrin gold medal performance… Continue reading Winter Living Events

Gardening, humor, Outdoors

Blackie’s Revenge

Little did I know that cutting down an Emerald Ash Borer infested tree would result in retribution from the seemingly calm Black Walnut alongside my home. For years Blackie behaved like Black Walnut trees typically behave. He sprouted leaves in spring, casted shade in summer, dropped nuts and leaves in fall, and like the rest… Continue reading Blackie’s Revenge

humor, Outdoors, Travel

Rocky Risks

Moose blocking your trail? Wait patiently, keep your distance, and step behind a tree. Bear halting your hike? Speak softly, back up, and ready your pepper spray. Boulders falling at random? Read warnings, drive forward, and cross your fingers. I waited patiently for a bull, cow, and calf moose to clear my path at Isle… Continue reading Rocky Risks