Okay, so not quite. August is tomorrow. But, as they say, close enough for government work, right? We are still having some hot weather, although not quite as hot as it was, and very little rain. There are brown, dry patches on the lawn both front and back, and it is just now, after two … Continue reading And Just Like That, It’s August
Although by the time I saw it, there was nothing to be done. I went outside on Saturday to check the plants, and every single one of the tomatoes on both plants were gone. Gone! Not nibbled on. Not pulled off and half-eaten and left. Gone. Stems broken, like something broke off the groups of … Continue reading Stop, Thief!
At least, for now. Last week was pretty slow with nothing pressing going on. Which was, you know, good in many ways. Things are going to pick up a bit now. We have chili cook offs coming on fast for the next few weeks, plus we are going to see Chicago (the band) at the … Continue reading Monday Musings: All’s Quiet
I got a set of business cards and promo cards designed and printed recently. I think they look pretty good! I have to thank the BaldMan for helping me out with them. I worked out the basic idea I wanted, and he made them look very, very pretty! So, now, when I am talking to … Continue reading Monday Musings: I Feel Almost Professional
I'm not going to comment a lot on this year's Hugo awards, mainly because I haven't read all of the winners, and can't say if I thought they were good enough to win. I am happy, however, to see that, once again, the Puppies were shut out in most categories. And in at least one, … Continue reading Monday Musings: A Short Comment on the Hugo Awards, Writing Update, Off to Maine, and Summer Heat
A couple months ago, I posted about the deck garden I planted this year. You can revisit that post and see the beginning pictures here: New Deck Garden Now that summer is in full swing, I thought I would post a few pictures to show you how things are doing. Even if I do say … Continue reading Monday Musings: Deck Garden, Revisited
Well, so far, so good. I did some more planting around the townhouse this weekend. We don't have a yard now so we are going to grow our tomatoes in a container this year. We got this one from Gardener's Supply: Tomato Planter We got the plants on Saturday, and I set it up on … Continue reading Monday Musings: Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How Does Your Garden Grow?