the garden

With the exception of a day or two, the weather hasn’t been so nice that I find myself wanting to go outside and garden in the evening. But, I received my onion plants this week, so that forced my hand. Tuesday evening had me weeding and adding soil amendments (greensand …

the cat

Sylvia made her umpteenth trip to the vet yesterday for yet another ear infection. Despite being previously cleared for polyps, that subject came up again (evidently there could potentially be one in there that is not visible with the scope, though how likely this is, I don’t know). So, she’s …

hacksaw ridge

Mel Gibson directed this movie which told the story of a conscientious objector who joined the army to be a medic in WWII. The first half of the movie concentrated on the main character’s early life, while the second half was all out war. It was based on a true …

a winter haunting

This was the followup to Summer of Night. It was a less complex story, yet was written in a more engaging style. It told a story about one of the characters from the first book who returned “home” to write a novel. This story took place 40 years after the …

almost spring

I saw a robin yesterday, so you know what that means–it’s almost spring! As if further proof is needed, I ordered all of my gardening supplies over the weekend, so I’m ready to plant. Of course, you can hardly complain about this winter–the ground barely froze. Weird weather we’ve been …