Category Archives: Gardening

Vegetable gardening is our hobby and besides, it makes for great food

Not A Great Way To Start The Day

Children are the rainbow of life. Grandchildren are the pot of gold. We got a late night/early morning call from Sarah and Jon is back in the hospital undergoing another surgery for the diverticulitis situation. He was in severe pain … Continue reading

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Day Two Of Week Twenty Five!

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. – Albert Einstein! Week twenty five (week 25 is from Monday, June 17, 2019 until (and including) Sunday, June 23, 2019.) …OMG, that means the year is half gone…obliterated … Continue reading

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Monday! We Start Again!

Candy is natures way of making up for Mondays. We awoke, had our “champagne”, worked on the current puzzle for a bit, and headed to the garden for a five plus hour planning/trimming effort! We called England first and talked … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Is Wonderful When One Is Retired!

Why isn’t the number 11 pronounced onety one? Time for a stroll through the garden! Finally it is growing but it is behind schedule since it was been so cold! The “seats” around the beds are perfect for this ol’ … Continue reading

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Hump Day Is Over!

At income tax time, did you ever notice: When you put the two words ‘The’ and ‘IRS’ together it spells  …  ‘THEIRS’? Yes… I was thinking about estimated taxes! We are not due until June but I have been planning ahead and … Continue reading

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Sunday Was A S-L-O-O-O-W Day

England has no kidney bank, but it does have a Liverpool ! Today was slow! We worked on that infernal puzzle for two hours and made only a little bit of progress! Sometimes you just gotta walk away! We did … Continue reading

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Work Work Work!

I asked my wife if she ever fantasizes about me, she said yes – about me taking out the trash, mowing the lawn, and doing the dishes. OK…it’s Saturday…Time to get serious! The day began with a trip to the … Continue reading

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Sunday; Day To Rest? I Think Not!

Paradox – two physicians. Here we go…a great day is to be had! We worked on the puzzle for a while and made great progress. At 9:00 AM we called Aunt Kaye and she was not home…out and about! She … Continue reading

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Yeah! The Weekend Is Here…We Don’t Care…We IS Retired!

Remember…Eagles may soar, but weasels don’t get sucked into jet engines! New puzzle day! I sneaked up on the box, ripped open the impenetrable plastic wrapping, and liberally sprinkled the contents onto the dining room table. Our hearts and minds … Continue reading

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Where Has The Week Gone? Time Passes So Fast!

A couple years ago my therapist told me I had problems letting go of the past. The Puzzle Gods must have pitty on us poor puzzle-challenged folks because this morning we made terrific progress…like amazing! The skies came together, the … Continue reading

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