Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future. William Wordsworth I am an heirloom gardener on foreign soil. Originally from Texas, I have Hispanic and Jewish… Continue reading I am an Heirloom Gardener on Foreign Soil
"You should get a fish this time." "They have a lot if designs but I doubt they have a fish." "Oh, they'll have a fish!" "I want flowers, you wouldn't actually want me to get a fish!" "Will you get a fish? For me?" "Okay, if they have a fish, I will get a fish… Continue reading When in Okinawa, Get a Pedi (pt2)
July 28 pick up
YOU DO NOT LIKE THEM. SO YOU SAY. TRY THEM! TRY THEM! AND YOU MAY. TRY THEM AND YOU MAY, I SAY. SAM! IF YOU LET ME BE, I WILL TRY THEM. YOU WILL SEE. -Dr. Seuss "Green Eggs and Ham" It has been a busy week to say the least and I've been waiting… Continue reading How I Wound up EATING Flowers
I found this fruit at the farmers market here in Okinawa near the dragon fruit. I thought maybe it was another variety but as I opened it, it seems to be an edible flower. Does anyone know? Leave me a comment with your ideas if you have any. Thanks!
UNSTOPPABLE - Official Movie Website.
If a mosquito has a soul, it is mostly evil. So I don't have too many qualms about putting a mosquito out of its misery. I'm a little more respectful of ants. Douglas Hofstadter The day that followed Post-typhoon warnings began with sunny skies as is often the case. My plants were tucked away in the… Continue reading Dozens of Vampires in Broad Daylight
I can't do nothing just a little. Dolly Parton Well today is Sunday and that usually means one thing. I take that back; it means two things. Number one, I went to church. Number two, I stopped at the Farmer's Market on the way home! In a previous post entitled "When in Okinawa, Try Purple… Continue reading Another Purple Food Experience
I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life - but there was no one to tell me. George Washington Carver I can second Mr. Carver's sentiments. Like Carver, I have a love… Continue reading First a Birder, Now a Bugger