Sunday, September 24, 2017

Teenagers turn 75 years old

It seems like only yesterday my girls were my little bundles of joy; small enough to fit in the palms of my hands —...

The scarlet runner bean challenge

Vining pole beans are a regular at Angelkeep. Pick ‘em and eat ‘em all late summer and early fall. With today’s varieties, gone are...

Labor Day road trip to Puerto Rican rain forest

It’s funny how time seems to go so much faster as we get older. A minute 20 years ago is the same as a minute...

Bugs, windshields and Labor Day

Came across a good quote not too long ago and then I lived it. “Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.” Kind...

Caladium’s cacophony of color

Caladium is a plant with a loud look. For most gardeners that is a plus. The idea behind a garden of flowers and non-edible...

Late-night road trip to celebrate 80th birthday

It’s always a treat to be with family and friends several times throughout the year to celebrate a birthday. Most of our gatherings these...

A couple of situations that left him dumbfounded

I’m generally not afraid of doing what needs to be done, regardless of the pressure. Put me in front of a group of people...

You are the boss. What do you think?

Would you like to have a raise? Sure you would. So would I. In fact, I deserve a raise. Been working a lot more hours...

U.S. invasion of Canada thwarted by kindness

More than 1500 Americans landed on the beaches of southern Canada last week, only to be quickly served food, drinks and safe rides back...

Osage stump leaves historical footprint

Trees that grow up into high, bare, power lines cause frequent electrical outages. Some can last for up to five days. That’s not fun...