My daughter is out back yelling at the birds for stealing her, "big fat strawberry."
When I was a teenager, I decided to become a journalist for two key reasons – to better understand the world and to do as much good as possible. I’m Continue Reading →
My neighbor hates this century plant, because he’s afraid some crazy kid like mine will impale herself on it. The good news is that it should soon die because this Continue Reading →
Not all prickly pear cactuses bloom at the same time. Many are different colors. This early bloomer lives in a wild, empty lot a few feet from our rental house. Continue Reading →
I missed the best of the spring blooming season because of allergies. I usually don’t have allergies, but this year has been different. The common refrain around here is: Must Continue Reading →
It was a quiet Saturday morning. The kids needed something to do, and I needed to go out and run an errand. My wife was asleep (she works nights.) I Continue Reading →
Months ago, Seth picked a firefly for this year’s school project on insects. About halfway into the project, Seth finally got around to mentioning that there was an extra credit Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago, I volunteered at my son’s school to help his class fill huge flower boxes. The flowers had to stay close to the edge so the kids Continue Reading →