Frustrated by the Winter from Hell?
Me too, so I am trying to satisfy my inner farmer who is dying to get outside and plant something.
If you are having a similar problem, I have the answer. Simply go through your vegetable drawer and pull out a few items destined for the compost pile. Through a little magic, you can regrow them into fresh vegetables. No joke, you can grow a garden without planting a single seed.
Ever since I got a paddling from my first grade teacher, I’ve followed the rules of “fitting in” obsessively – no cutting up in line, no talking with your mouth full, and no running with scissors. I subscribe to the old adage “pretty is as pretty does,” and the biggy – keep up with those snooty Joneses at all costs.
Hey, not only did I keep up with them, I BECAME one of them. Little good it did me. Suddenly I arrive at the Middle Ages too repressed to say “boo” without blushing. My entire wardrobe is black, white and gray – depressing and lackluster. I do love the color purple but I was led to believe the color was garish and generally worn by floozies. I had no idea what a floozy was but I was pretty sure I didn’t want to become one. Continue reading
\We are all customers in the Bank of Time.
Every morning it credits us with 86,400 seconds. Every night it charges off as a loss whatever reminder you have failed to invest to a good purpose.
Makes you rethink a minute, doesn’t it? And an hour makes you feel pretty flush. Your account in the Bank of Time carries no balance-well, except
Scuse me. While nibbling on my yoga mat for lunch, something went down the wrong way. It’s my latest diet strategy. Eat only the inedible and you’re bound to lose weight.
I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard a TV anchor man announce that several national chain restaurants would begin removing a substance from their breads – the very same one that is a building block of yoga mats and rubber boots. I haven’t been so distressed since my daddy told me that hot dogs contained ground horse’s hooves. That may have contributed to my decision to go meatless later in life, but that’s a story for another day.
After two months of dreary, icy weather, the folks in my town were ready to get out and kick up their heels a bit. Today the sun peaked out and we were ready to find a party.. Mardi Gras seemed like a good excuse.
Nobody throws a better party than Emmett and Beverly Smitherman. Today they opened their home to a bunch of pale-faced people who haven’t seen the sun since last October.