Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Seeds. Those things that hold more inside them than can be comprehended. Seeds of all kinds are fascinating to me. An entire plant's DNA is contained in the tiniest of cases. What the plant will grow to be is already present. With the … Continue reading Seeds of patience
One hour mud bath: California $60 One hour mud massage: New York $85 Fifty minute mud bath: Las Vegas $110 Thirty minute mud bath: Miami $30 Two-hour Middle Missouri mud foot soak: Free. I've heard there are many benefits to getting muddy....whether it be in a 5-star resort spa or in the backyard. Mud is … Continue reading Mud slide!
The corn is in. Who would think four little words could totally derail the rest of the day. Relax and leisurely read the Sunday paper? Not happening. Trip to the mall? Forget about it. Nap? LOL! Play with genealogy photos and information? Not even a remote possibility. Work on Peanut's birthday invitation? Will have to … Continue reading The corn is in
He who plants a garden works hand-in-hand with God. ~Douglas Malloch, American author and poet I got hooked on gardening more than 20 years ago. Entrepreneur's parents have always had a vegetable garden and that's where I was formally introduced to the wonders of eating veggies from garden to plate. I didn't grow up in … Continue reading Planting season
See this? The hyacinths are arriving by the front door. See this? The day lilies are peeking through the mulch by the garage. See this? The hostas are showing signs of life in the back garden. See this? A herd of does. Six or eight in all. Brazen little hussies. Left alone, I won't have … Continue reading Oh, Dear…or Oh, Deer!