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
December 27, 2018
In the “froze” department, it’s supposed to drop down to 33 degrees here this week. For the Valley of the We-Do-Mean Sun, that is very cold. Many of the ornamental plants would be damaged by that chill even if they … Continue reading
July 4, 2018
Hilariously. Well, it didn’t seem funny at the time. But after a stone-cold shower and a couple hours of rest, it’s beginning to seem pretty ridiculous. Tellya one thing, though: I will never buy another product from Home Depot again, … Continue reading