maternal geese, contrary chicks, n old dogs

“Perversely inclined to do the opposite” is exactly what makes my attempt to have a Southern California garden, so maddening. 

La Vida barbacoa

With sincere apologies to my vegan pet “caretakers”, who search out special recipes for their furry friends, Dexter and Comet … More

waiting on Santa

Fire now dying down in the fire ring; the missus and I sharing crackers and cheese. In lieu of eggnog, … More

labor’s fruit

“Craftsmanship isn’t like water in an earthen pot, to be taken out by the dipperful until it’s empty. No, the … More