Calm Before The Storm


The place I got my Babylock serger includes a private lesson on how to use it. After an hour with Meg I was ready to rock and roll and I had projects to do. For instance … It’s awesome. After buzzing through all those little flags and napkins, I feel really solid on how to […]

Incident at Trader Joe’s


Someone would come to the door and he’d let it swing open slowly and say, “Sure is dark on that porch. Ain’t you afraid of getting jumped?” Then when the person stuttered a reply, “Speak up boy! What the hell is wrong with you? Ain’t you never seen a black man before?”

And the Winner of the Giant Veg Contest Is … (5727-5766)


Today is a post about minutia, and other things. I’m going to start with my vegetable garden. I can’t get anything to grow big. Well, not everything. The tomatoes do fine (provided the Devil Squirrel doesn’t get it first) and our greens are pretty happy. But peppers and eggplants? Forget it. It doesn’t help that […]