As we approach a month of fall, the weather is finally getting cooler once again. But with those cooler temperatures, we are experiencing more drab days.
Like the insect in Aesop’s Fables that stored away food while the grasshopper spent the summer singing, I’ve been busy.
The local wildlife planted tomatoes for me and seem to have greener thumbs than I do.
This month’s column will deviate from my usual theme of “curiosity” so that I can tell you about what feels like a big change in my life — quitting cigarettes.
I don’t remember the first time I encountered a time-consuming line.
I recently found out about Sonic’s Margarita Reaper slushy made with Carolina Reapers, and my immediate thought was that it sounded awful. So naturally, I decided to try it.
Recent visitors in my backyard garden turned out not to be the bees I thought they’d be.
Look out for the red flags!
This week, I’ve gone gaga for garlic.
I can’t necessarily say it gets easier, at least not in my case. Maybe it’s more complicated than that.
There’s something so satisfying about getting your plants into the ground.
Attitude can be considered a conscious act of the mind, “a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something,” according to the dictionary.
The weather’s only just warming up, but most of us amateur gardeners have been working while the ground was still frosty, planning and planting the seeds that we hope will become this summer’s produce.
Warning: serious fan-girling ahead.
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