Archive for September, 2010

We’re From the Government and We’re Here To Help You

By wordpress - Last updated: Friday, September 24, 2010

The heat had pretty much devastated my tomato plants so I decided to clean out the dead leaves, apply some of my compost, and see what I could do for the poor things. Lots of dead leaves, lots of picking, and lots of time for my mind to wander. I started thinking about that recent [...]

A little TLC and Some Manure

By wordpress - Last updated: Thursday, September 23, 2010

Amazing what a little TLC and compost can do for a plant. I transplanted this cherry tomato from a pot and used some of my new found compost to see if I could bring it back to life. I believe I succeeded! after a month of watering and adding a little more compost, there are [...]

I Am a Real Man!

By wordpress - Last updated: Wednesday, September 22, 2010

While you chuckle about all the different ways CNN could spin that headline, I’ll continue with an explanation. When my now-wife and I announced our plans to be married to her mother, Lila, we were sitting on the back porch at Lila’s house. As usual, Lila was not sitting. She started fiddling with her plants [...]

Four Days, Four Tree Stumps, and 9,792 calories

By wordpress - Last updated: Friday, September 10, 2010

I love this new weight reduction plan where I just do anything I want to do so long as it burns calories. Or so I thought! There I was checking on my resurrected rose, which is looking so much better than it did, when I catch sight of four tree stumps from chopped down Bradford [...]