Food and Travel, gardening, gardening and inspiration

I am an Heirloom Gardener on Foreign Soil

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

when in Okinawa

When in Okinawa, Get a Pedi (pt2)

"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)

Garden Pests

Dozens of Vampires in Broad Daylight

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

Recipes, when in Okinawa

Another Purple Food Experience

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

Garden Pests, gardening, gardening and inspiration

First a Birder, Now a Bugger

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