Shenan again!

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 trailer. But Shenan is ever full of surprises. As I was walking past, I paused to say "hello," but she was still just sitting in her car with the windows rolled up. Coming back from my walk, I saw she had gone (into her trailer?). The outside of her trailer, yard, and driveway are still in disarray. No sign of her for days, except for her car and Bushwacker. No sign of the behemoth either...

Neighborly foundation.

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 conformist policy? Perhaps if we had an HOA. More likely groupthink. Lopstick spores are airborne...

The hills have moles.

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!

In May, come what may...

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, cilantro, parsley, peppers, radishes, etc... and of course, tomatoes! Trimmed on four corners and one side with sunflowers, and one three sides with marigolds. And now to wait and water and weed...

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