Category Archives: Odds & Ends

Searching for the Perfect Avatar

At times I can be a perfectionist.  I get an idea in my head that seems absolutely perfect.  Then, when that perfection is not readily attainable, I cannot and will not deal with lesser substitutes.  This is why my house … Continue reading

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Let’s Breathe New Life Into This Thing!

So, I haven’t posted in quite some time — something like a year and a half, in fact.  For a while, life just got too hectic, but things are settling down now and I’m starting to make time for normal … Continue reading

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More on the Hornets

Well, my husband doused the nest with two cans of spray.  I would have taken pictures, but wasn’t going near where they might retaliate.  Nothing went after him, though, so that might do the trick.  If it appears safe tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Summer of the Bees

The story continues.  Earlier today, my daughter came running inside because a bee was chasing her.  Then, about an hour ago, my husband called me upstairs because bees were divebombing the window.  When I looked out from a different angle, … Continue reading

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Almost There

This is the time of year I both love and loathe.  Everything is green and growing, and summer is almost here, yet it rains continually, and the weeds are growing just as quickly, if not more, than what I actually … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day To Me!

I had a great afternoon gardening with my kids.  True, I seemed to spend much more time helping them with their projects than working on mine, but I still managed to get my tomatoes in the ground. I hope everyone … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

So, I go to respond to a comment last week, and my database decides to crash on me.  After a week of trying to fix it on my own, I finally cave to the inevitable and call HostGator.  They fixed … Continue reading

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Pausing for Life

School tragedies have taken over my life this week, so I don’t really have anything to post.  I’ll be back around the first with my monthly wrap up and February’s to-do list.

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Welcome 2012!

It is a new year and my enthusiasm for gardening has been renewed.  I am sure that in a week or two I will again become cognizant of the rain and of the soggy ground.  For now, though, I am … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

I hope Santa was good to everybody this Christmas.  I only got a couple of gardening items, but they were good ones.  I got a book on garden insects of North America, and the Vegetable Gardener’s Bible (which I had … Continue reading

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