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?”

Sick Chicken & Springtime Inspiration

One of our favorite chickens hasn’t been feeling well. I shot this video a couple days ago and you can see by my face how concerned I was. Or maybe my face always looks like that in the morning. As of last night she was doing okay, so keep your fingers crossed. The weather is […]

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 […]