Happiness is sharing a bowl of cherries and a book of poetry with a shade tree.
He doesn’t eat much and doesn’t read much, but listens well and is a most gracious host.
Cherries! The mere mention of the word conjures images of summer sun, picnics, and [...]
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
With the “official” first day of spring merely eleven (!) days off, it’s a good time to plan monthly garden chores. It’s helpful to keep track of progress and record [...]
Some seeds are just plain pokey when it comes to germinating. My general observation: the smaller the seed the longer the germination. Larger seeds like beans and squash may sprout in one week or less. Tiny pepper, eggplant and tomato seeds can take up to three weeks. Pre-sprouting seeds is one way of checking the [...]
I just love it when things work as planned. The shelf unit and lights for the “growing station” are perfect and take up minimal space. That’s good because, Lord willing, as the plants get bigger I’ll need to extend the area to accommodate them. The heating pad remains under the tomatoes, peppers and eggplant until [...]
Let me start by saying I never really woke up this morning. I did manage to make Andrew’s breakfast and see him off to Middle School, but my mind was on auto-pilot. A quick breathing check showed my asthma isn’t “controlled”, bummer… I hope I’m not getting a cold! Anyway, after a clumsy morning of [...]