Make the most of Your Tomato Harvest

September 7, 2021 0 Comments

Thanks to an extra-long Spring season this year, our gardens have been especially generous and now we have an overabundance of vegetables – especially our beefsteak tomatoes. This new series will discuss how to use up that extra produce in your garden. Let’s start with what you can do with excess tomatoes. Tomatoes are a …

My Dog-The Vegetarian

June 21, 2021 0 Comments

Meet Taz (short for Tazmanian Devil), a 6 month old Mini-Pincher/Chihuahua mix that we rescued from the Fort Wayne, In. animal shelter. This sweet little dog never uttered a peep on the way home from the pound, sitting calmly in the backseat of our vehicle; behaved himself the whole time we were in Pet Smart …

The Garden Revival

May 27, 2021 0 Comments

During the 2nd World War the United States Government began rationing food. Much of what the American farmer produced went to fill “C-Rations” for the men fighting the German Nazis, the Italian Fascists, and the Japanese Imperial Forces. There were also many war and transport ships and Army mess halls to stock. The resulting food …

Leaf Of Life-Miracle Plant!

March 10, 2021 0 Comments

Known throughout the world by different names, this plant truly is one of God’s miraculous creations to aide Mankind.  The Quintessential Panacea? Miracle Leaf, Life plant, the Mexican Love Plant, Leaf of Life, Tree of Life. Its scientific name is Bryophyllum pinnatum and the leaf of life has become a popular house plant for both decorative …

Garden Money Madness

March 8, 2021 0 Comments

Our tax refund for 2020 has arrived. They tell me I will receive my refund for 2019 sometime around August (2021). Thank you fake pandemic for screwing everything up. My accountant (wife) paid bills and tithing and then gave me a modest chunk of cash to put into my garden fund. I think I’ve spent …

The Spring Fever in February Blues

February 7, 2021 0 Comments

Alright everybody, pull out your harmonica and play lowly, even mournfully, as I wax poetic concerning the 6 inches of snow that fell last weekend and still has not melted. Hum and sway, as if in a trance, while I share the misery I endured Sunday as I tried to start my snow blower that …

Spring Fever…in January

January 20, 2021 0 Comments

Seriously? Is there really such a thing, , as Seasonal Affective Disorder? Does the lower light of the Winter season really cause chemical reactions in the brain that send us spiraling down into a funk? Or is it just a case of the winter blues; a seasonal depression resulting from being “locked-down” in our homes …