Death

Who was Joan McBride? A memorial blog post dedicated my friend.

I received the news in the form of a text message.  My friend, and former coworker, had passed away the day after Mother’s Day, May 14, 2013.  She was 70 years young. This isn’t the first time I’ve learned of a death electronically.  Once upon a time, we learned of death through letters, then phone… Continue reading Who was Joan McBride? A memorial blog post dedicated my friend.

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I’m planting Moonflowers because I like the name. Don’t judge!

This is not my house or my photo. This pic is by Bev Wagar [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons. Those white flowers on the vines climbing all over everything? Yup! THOSE are moonflowers. I "play" at gardening, but I suck at it. Seriously. The only plants I can grow are the ones with a STRONG… Continue reading I’m planting Moonflowers because I like the name. Don’t judge!

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I Can Only Take Care of Half-Dead Plants…

Post holidays are my FAVORITE time to pick up new plants. While I'm a bad plant mommy, I KNOW there are others that are out there who are FAR worse. I picked up these sorry looking plants last night for only a couple of dollars. The others were "dead-dead." These are only "half-dead." 🙂 These… Continue reading I Can Only Take Care of Half-Dead Plants…