Book Reviews, Random Ramblings

The Earth Moved…

I planted 190 tulip and hyacinth bulbs this morning for an elderly friend and all I could think about was Amy Stewart's book The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms. (This is what comes of reading WAY too many books!) I must have seen FIVE earthworms for every bulb I planted. Multiply that figure by 190 and… Continue reading The Earth Moved…

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Blogging, Life, Linky Posts, Mental Health, Michigan, Random Ramblings

Illegal Immigration Across the Canadian Border, #AlternativeFacts, and a Fictional Massacre: A Mamma Hamster’s View of the World

“In other centuries, human beings wanted to be saved, or improved, or freed, or educated. But in our century, they want to be entertained. The great fear is not of disease or death, but of boredom. A sense of time on our hands, a sense of nothing to do. A sense that we are not… Continue reading Illegal Immigration Across the Canadian Border, #AlternativeFacts, and a Fictional Massacre: A Mamma Hamster’s View of the World

Michigan, Random Ramblings

Snow? In May? Only in Michigan!

Yesterday, we had pellets of hail the size of Rice Krispies.  This morning, we woke up to a gentle dusting of snow covering the pretty faces of our May flowers. Hubby took a quick pic when we let the dog out. I think Mother Nature is becoming forgetful in her dotage.  Perhaps she needs a calendar. May. March. Yes...they… Continue reading Snow? In May? Only in Michigan!