A Cat Update and Things and Thoughts

The well is a bit dry today... so I'm going back to one of my favorite pump primers and seeing where a random word generator will lead us. First though, a cat update. Alabama, our just under one year old former stray adoptee, is just back from the vet after getting all the standard nips …

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3 Tips for Ebay and Cats

Considering I'm sitting here in unmatched socks and a bathrobe I'm really wondering if I'm one to be offering tips of any kind... but it's one of those blog ideas I had while blow drying my hair that I wrote about on the last post and so I'm hoping whatever I was thinking about rises …

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Blog Year in Review and Other Thoughts

Looking back, from the vantage point of December 30th at the blog year- lots of ice dying, tomatoes, and recipes. See here , here , and here . Also graveyards and insects. here and here. There was like, more going on though- like  battling multiple rounds of super lice, getting tired of Trump's bullshit, volunteering for the county democratic party and the Beto O'Rourke …

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New Blog Look… and about that last blog post…

So, like last things first here... thanks for letting me get that bit of self flagellation out on the last blog page instead of real life.  I feel much lighter, as these things go- not sure we're all meant to carry our burdens alone- even if those burdens are impossible standards for ourselves. And just …

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So Long and Thanks for All the Tomatoes

We had our first freeze this past week, and some dry days... so this happened: So the tomatoes are done for- we pulled them out and piled as many as we could in the fire pit. We let them dry out a few days and then torched them this weekend, quasi viking funeral style. The …

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Of Tomatoes and Bugs

Thanks to the recent rains that scourge of the late summer/ fall Texas garden, the red spider mite, is gone. They killed my tithonia and came THIS close to killing the tomatoes before the prolonged recent rains gave them the ol' Wicked Witch of the West treatment and they melted away. So, when it finally …

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