In-your-face stuff from an opinionated rural north Idaho housewife.
Sunday, August 9, 2020
This time of year, the focus on the garden has shifted from weeding to harvesting. So far we've harvested strawberries, raspberries, and...
Friday, August 7, 2020
More on becoming "anti-fragile"
Here's a piece I wrote for Daisy Luther (the Organic Prepper) called " How to Become Anti-Fragile ." It's a follow-up to a...
I have a penpal in Maine. She's been harvesting onions and garlic from her garden this week, and sent me a photo of her porch with produ...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Who doesn't enjoy watching hummingbirds during the summer months? I mean really, it's such cheap entertainment. An inexpensive fe...
Monday, August 3, 2020
Irish dancing sensation
I came across a story the other day that made me grin from ear to ear. I love Irish dancing. Don and I have seen Riverdance twice over th...
Friday, July 31, 2020
A little night music
I stumbled across this video yesterday. Cracked me up. (If the above video won't play, here's the direct YouTube link .)
Thursday, July 30, 2020
The benefit of multiple income streams
Here's a piece I wrote for Daisy Luther at the Organic Prepper entitled " Why Everyone Should Have Multiple Streams of Income to Su...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
The passing of a legend
I received an email today from Glenda Lehman Ervin, VP of Marketing at Lehman's, as follows: "Dad passed way Sunday at the age of 9...
Ah, the little dramas of life...
This is our garden gate. At the base of the gate, lying in the shade, is our mighty hunter barn cat. At the top of the gate is a wary ...
Monday, July 27, 2020
Someone has "issues"
In the tribute piece I put up bidding adieu to actress Olivia de Havilland, someone left a comment that was so unrelated, so hostile, so ou...
Rest in peace, Olivia
I just found out legendary actress Olivia de Havilland passed away yesterday at the venerable age of 104. She was best known, of course,...
Saturday, July 25, 2020
I took a shopping trip into the city last Monday. I was kinda on autopilot (I hate shopping), following the list in my hand without much tho...
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