A Gardener's Thoughts on Weeding

I stared at it.  That behemoth coated in green.  I wouldn’t let it get the best of me.  It wasn’t a monster by super hero standards.  More like a monster by gardening standards. Each spring, I put in a garden.  Cayenne peppers, bell peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplant, and basil.  That’s what I plant.  And along ...continue reading

What This Writer Does for Fun

Since we’re coming off the Holidays, a lot of us remain on vacation.  For this writer, being off work means being off my day job.  During these times, writing is what I do because I can get large swaths of time when I’m at home with only the pups.  That doesn’t mean that I don’t ...continue reading

I put our garden in last weekend.  It's one of the rituals of spring that I love.  Actually, it starts earlier than that.  In late February or early March, I make the trek to the local plant nursery and buy seed packets.  My joke is that seeds are cheaper than baby plants, but in all ...continue reading