A family member recently commented on the diversity of my reading. I never thought much about it before. I always have several books going at the same time and often it takes me months to completely read one. Formal education really sort of ruined the joy of learning for me, similar to how evangelical dogma [...]

While walking along the beach today, this evil little sand shadow tried to bite the back of my heel. (Had no idea that ice plants were considered invasive along the entire stretch of California's coastline. Introduced from South Africa and is harmful to the natural habitat.)

Walking around the place - And I am trying out grow bags for tomatoes and squash this year. The horse washing station is not used so thought instead of pulling weeds all summer maybe all I will have to do is sweep! We’ll see. Suppose to freeze tonight which would be bad, bad, bad. That’s [...]