The sermon today was directed to me. Surrender my half- hearted followership. In return, Jesus will provide everything. Not that … More
Two of the unlikeliest associations our minister preached on this past Sunday have some relevance to me this week. Faith … More
For a couple years I have been trying to keep poinsettia growing after the Christmas season. With a tropical plant … More
“Perversely inclined to do the opposite” is exactly what makes my attempt to have a Southern California garden, so maddening.
Home gardeners know a lot about dirt. Here in El Cajon, the clay and decomposed granite that makes up the whole of the area away from the small San Diego river habitat, hardly supports anything more natively than grasses. But with a ton of fertilizer and compost, people have planted ornamental, pine, avocado and fruit trees. And like my neighbor, a lot of vegetables.
I know more than a few military veterans who still operate using the skills honed during their service. One of … More
know when to hold ’em, …fold ’em, n’ …when to run* As several who visit these pages know, I have … More
It’s the “coolest” day of the first heat wave of summer in San Diego. 87 F at my home this … More
26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet … More