June 14, 2020
Coffee Makin’s So a friend wrote in passing about making cold-press coffee (all the rage these days), which reminded me that I’d learned how to make the stuff years ago…and caused me to wonder if you couldn’t make it very … Continue reading
February 20, 2020
Is there an explanation for the one thing after another phenomenon? Clearly, it’s very common. So common that we have a variety of folk terms for it: never rains but it pours…damned if you do, damned if you don’t…Houston, we … Continue reading
October 2, 2019
Comments Off on A Minor Triumph…and a YIPES!
So when I moved into the Funny Farm, lo! these many years ago, the flowerbed under the front window hosted four strange and rather dowdy plants. These things, a variety of bamboo (we’re told), were planted by Satan and Proserpine … Continue reading
September 27, 2019
…two entirely unrelated topics. Why not? Dogs Hallelujah, brothers and sisters! Ruby the Corgi and I did not run into one single dog during today’s morning perambulation. Normally the place is overrun with dog-walkers, especially in the park-like million-dollar groves … Continue reading
September 18, 2019
Comments Off on Crabby Gardening Lady
Okay, stand back! I’m goin’ in! Or off, actually. As in off the fu*kin’ wagon. There’s nothing like a nice cold bourbon and water to brighten your crabby day. Actually, there’s nothing but bourbon and water, as I’ve unloaded all … Continue reading
May 8, 2019
Comments Off on One Don’t-Wanna DONE!
Admitted: I’ve let the Don’t-Wanna tasks pile up. You know: those little nagging chores that need to be done but can be put off. And put off. And put off some more… The present case in point: a mound of … Continue reading