Oh vanity!


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When I found pictures of my father’s parents at a young age, I saw physical characteristics that I inherited. I’m very grateful for the slim build and full hair but I could have done without the refugee look. We have … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 19 – Tomatoes, glasses, spring, Gracie, taxes


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‘Maters – After last year’s disaster in finding the exact tomato plants I wanted, I am starting my own. Seeds are on tall displays with the prettiest flowers at eye level. The tomato seeds are always on the bottom row. … Continue reading

The problem with overachieving


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Ponds are fun. Frogs, water lilies, and fish – what’s not to like? There are a few chores. Most involve cleaning in the spring and prepping for winter in the fall. In between I backwash the filter weekly (about 5 … Continue reading