Roots, Shoots and Patience

I’m all for wildflowers in the summertime but when I notice a grove of sapling sumac taking root in my yard, I realize that I have to take action. Yes folks, this is my front yard. Not a traditional lawn, but rather a wildflower field that I keep reasonably well cropped. Admittedly, it doesn’t match […]

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Kicking Full-Assed Out the Door

Last week I wrote about my delight in finding a book for people who were prepared to get full-assed. You know, half-assed efforts bring half-assed results so let’s do the fully monty, so to speak.I thought that was hilarious. I still think it’s hilarious. But being hilarious is really where it ends for me, because […]

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Dumping Superwoman

I am restless, today, irritated, like there’s a sliver in my thumb that I can’t extract. I feel pulled in too many directions, overwhelmed. No matter where I am in the house I see a task that needs doing: a stack of clothes to be mended, memorabilia to be sorted, laundry to be washed, dried, […]

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