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

Gardening, humor, Politics

Sitting Out The Women’s March

I’m a practice-what-you-preach-actions-speak-louder-than-words-put-your-money-where-your-mouth-is type. At least I am most of the time. Although I was a placard carrying chanter at last year’s Women’s March in Chicago, I sat out the 2018 event. I could site fears of random violence such as the Las Vegas shooting tragedy, but that’s not what kept me away. I was… Continue reading Sitting Out The Women’s March

humor, Politics, Technology

Pushing Buttons

Pushing Buttons “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Never mind . . . it’s a test. Go on with your day. The first line flashed across cellphone screens in Hawaii at 8:07 am on Saturday January 13, 2018. The second line I made up because that’s what… Continue reading Pushing Buttons

Gardening, humor

Don’t Trust Pumpkins!

I warily placed three pumpkins next to my front door within eyeshot. The modifier “warily” denotes my mistrust of this particular vegetable. (I subscribe to the strategy of “Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.”)   The seed of my pumpkin mistrust germinated while paging through Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes I owned as a… Continue reading Don’t Trust Pumpkins!