My life is like a movie. At least for me, anyway. It is full of excitement and unpredictability. There is occasionally blood. I get lost a lot and my husband has to frequently save me … from … myself. So, it is mostly a love story. However, there is sometimes a horror episode. That is […]
It is time to hunt squash bugs if you hope to harvest any zucchini this year. If your squash or melon plants are looking droopy or turning brown, it may not be a need for water. It is likely that squash bugs are sucking the life out of them. (click any picture to enlarge) As […]
One of my cabbages has had the life sucked out of it. It is just one in a series of crimes perpetuated over the last few years. The cabbage or broccoli will sprout, grow to a well established juvenile stage and then, steadily, the leaves change to a sick purple until the plant falls over, […]
There is nothing quite like seeing wild creatures. Movies are informative and provide beautiful imagery, but nothing can replace actually being right there yourself. Such was the case with our backyard a week ago. At about 2:30 PM on this particular afternoon, I was passing by the kitchen window and noticed that the air above […]
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Melody’s Life Savings
No one wants to hear that their child is sick - and the word 'cancer' is even worse. Written by her mother, Melody's Life Savings is the true story of the family's journey together during the illness and the impact of Melody's small legacy. Excerpts from Melody's journals and personal correspondence are included.