Post Labor Day

Post Labor Day

My container garden has doubled in size.  Lisa gave me a new addition for my birthday on August 1. It sat empty for a while because there were no more summer plants to be found. I have just started some winter vegetables in the new containers along with a...

Rip Van Winkle

Some of you may recall the short story by Washington Irving.  I remember performing in a class production of the tale in junior high.  I even crafted the image of King George on one side of a poster board and George Washington on the other that hung outside...
Changing and Staying the Same

Changing and Staying the Same

Lisa and I decided to add to our container vegetable garden by using the same provider for our first one. We like the product. It took awhile to find the name of the original company and to contact them. They no longer bring the garden ready-made. It now comes in a...
A Pause That Refreshes

A Pause That Refreshes

Yes, I am shamelessly borrowing from a product’s commercial. I believe that the anxiety we are feeling in these days of Covid-19 is beginning to get the best of us. Living with so much bad news and uncertainty is frightening.  So, today I am inviting you to step...
A Place for Savings

A Place for Savings

Emergency funds and reserves should be placed in an interest bearing account that is easily accessible.  A certificate of deposit is not a good plan because you never know when the funds will be needed.  An individual might choose a savings account at a bank or credit...