For a couple years I have been trying to keep poinsettia growing after the Christmas season. With a tropical plant … More
This has been a particularly bad year for natural disasters. Every part of the world has had its share. Typhoons, … More
I want to talk about Nikki and the special bond that we shared. This story is about overcoming challenges and the things we can learn from each other. I’m sure these lines on here will find nothing but dog lovers, although I’m aware that somewhere else she might appear as just a dog, or a pet. But Nikki was so much more than that, she was my fur baby, and over the years she taught me a thing or two.
There’s a piece of me that is relieved this afternoon. For several years, eating at home, or more to … More
It’s Thursday and I haven’t posted a story about Dexter and Comet this week. So , fashionably late, it seems, … More
“Perversely inclined to do the opposite” is exactly what makes my attempt to have a Southern California garden, so maddening.
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry. Democritus For the … More
At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be … More
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. Martin Luther King, Jr. I got to … More