Archive | February 2012

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I’m not planting zucchini this year.  Instead of bearing a useable crop of vegetable, each plant tries to outdo the other and produce enough to feed the Russian army. We used to plant a lot because we liked not only the green part, but the blossoms as well.  Now the Farmers Market tries to get rid […]


While rummaging through the computer today I came across the following ad:  “ROAST PIG CATERING—-locally raised pigs for a rustic, elegant centerpiece to your event”.  My first thought was “how can a roast pig be both rustic and elegant?”  Some years ago Dr. Advice and I decided to throw a luau in our back yard, […]


Changing schools as ofyen as I did in elementary grades, I only got to see the Yo-Yo man at one school.  It was understood that a visit from this magical person would come once a year. When I was ten, and living in San Diego, the playground underground began buzzing with the news that the […]