July 1, 2020

I finally found a plant for my big bunny planter... a magnificent mini rose bush! Save for one bud, the "rose" part is taking a break, but the "bush" part is still making chlorophyll. And thorns! Perhaps next year will bring a full bloom again... In the interim, my wei...

June 24, 2020

Last Saturday night, somebody in my trailer park took the liberty of gifting my flagpole with a Gadsden flag. Which neighbor was so generous remains a mystery. As I did not disturb the American flag on the pole when I moved into my trailer, I will not disturb the DTOM!...

June 17, 2020

The past few nights have been aromatic with the smell of skunk... drifting through my bedroom window. Because it's summer, and the billows of pollen have all but dissipated, I'm stubbornly keeping my trailer windows open to let in the fresh country air (that is, when t...

June 10, 2020

Pollen season is raining down on Lopstick; and pollen pool parties are landing on my sizzling hot deck chairs! But inside, I have my air purifier on full blast. I rarely venture out during pollen season, except for in the early morning to do my neighborhood walk and we...

June 3, 2020

I planted store-bough onions that were sprouting... and they're spiking for the sun...

By mid-summer they'll be walking across the garden...

And into my mouth!

I love me some onions...

May 27, 2020

A couple days ago I went out for my neighborhood walk... right as Shenan -- my wacky next-door neighbor -- was pulling into her driveway with her Bushwacker! Now, she had been gone since before the beginning of the new year, and I thought she had up and abandoned her t...

May 20, 2020

The lot which once held the only square-facing trail in the park, then held the only vacant lot in the park, is now getting ready to hold another trailer. From the position of the slab. this one will be tilted-facing, like all the other trailers in the park. A conformi...

May 13, 2020

I've long, subterranean tunnels through my lawn...

Backyard burrows which wind to and from the compost pile...

With occasional egregious (archaic definition is "remarkably good") eruptions!

May 6, 2020

I spent the last few days planting my garden. This time I decided to to plant the seeds directly in the garden (my perennial asparagus has already shot up), instead of in pots first . This is my most organized garden yet, with rows of densely-sown seeds of basil, cilan...

April 29, 2020

A web friend found a clever picture maker. Just type in a title and an image appears. You (or rather, an algorithm) turns your title into a(n abstract) picture. Presto virtual art here!

Here's mine:

Meatful things aren't eatful things.

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