gardening

Getting On With It

I walked by an inspiring blackbird in a parking lot the other day.  His foot was perfectly severed and had healed back cleanly, with no clumpy scar left over so his leg looked like a piece of dry spaghetti, except it was black.  And he didn’t care at all.  He was just hopping around in […]

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Be A Mole

I’ve been feeling kind of, “Whah!  Poor me!”  lately.  Will I ever get to where I want to be professionally?  Is anybody out there who cares? Maybe it’s the political situation that is seeping into me and bumming me out.  The entire shutdown of the US government is not reassuring.  Or it’s last week’s head […]

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The Tidy Raccoon, Part 2: Urban Eco-System

I’ve had a dream of growing grass in my mud pit of a backyard ever since I got my big, glorious dog Jasmine.  Her two favorite things to do are relaxing and luxuriating and relaxing and luxuriating on grass.  So this September I dug out all the useless clay soil around my patio and replaced […]

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