Gardening, humor, Outdoors

Shrimp Scampi and Mosquitoes

  Our current method of mosquito control, whacking them dead, had failed miserably. Had we been armed with octopus arms clutching sixteen swatters we may have had a chance of grilling our meal without becoming a meal. More welts were raised than chicken barbecued. Standing within a ring of citronella candles and slicked with Cutters abated… Continue reading Shrimp Scampi and Mosquitoes

Everyday Epiphany, humor, Outdoors, Travel

Don’t Take Me At Facebook Value

After reviewing my Machu Picchu and Galapagos Island South American vacation posts on Facebook I realized that I left out a few details. Facebook Friends (and whomever or whatever gathers my data in sketchy manners) would surmise that hiking to the Sun Gate, snorkeling with sea turtles, cruising the islands, and sampling exotic cuisine comprised… Continue reading Don’t Take Me At Facebook Value

humor

Operation Hopper, A Selected Story From Upcoming Anthology (Fingers Crossed)

  My published short stories convinced me to collect them all in an anthology and self publish through Amazon. This ongoing venture is the fourth of my book beginnings.  A companion Teacher’s Guide is also planned. Think like a teacher while you are reading “Operation Hopper” and compare and contrast Oliver’s and Maggie’s character traits.… Continue reading Operation Hopper, A Selected Story From Upcoming Anthology (Fingers Crossed)

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, humor, Politics

Protests And Riots About A Nut And Nutella

The Trumpster attended the Word Economic Forum in Devos, Switzerland on Thursday, which didn’t please all the Swiss. Campax, Swiss activists for a green economy, hung a “Trump Not Welcome” banner on a mountainside near Sargans, which isn’t by Devos. They thought Donald might see it when he flew over. That’s a big “might.” He… Continue reading Protests And Riots About A Nut And Nutella