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Look what a successful tomato farmer I am. Not only did my two cherry tomato plants start producing golf-ball sized fruits, but an entirely unplanned tomato plant sprung up from between the crack in the patio blocks. Ok – maybe the tomato plants were mislabeled in the nursery. And maybe the nursery was the garden…

Mystery Solved

I’m in Nashville and it suddenly occurred to me why Al Gore is all worked up about global warming. BECAUSE IT’S LIKE A DAD-BLAMED OVEN IN THIS TOWN, THAT’S WHY. Gawd. It’s 99 degrees today and they’re those humidity degrees, too. Feels like 103! And you know what? It makes you cranky. For instance, I…

Slidin’ Away

Goodbye. I’m off to Nashville for the week. First trip since my Las Vegas injury. Couldn’t get out of it. I don’t feel theĀ  thrill of business travel anymore. Wish me luck.

This Is A List For Me

I’m putting this here for myself because whenever anyone asks me what I’m reading or if I could recommend “a good book”, I go completely blank. [FYI – most of the people I know in real life cannot appreciate such a fascinating and varied assortment of topics such as those which interest me. No one…

The Largest Herbaceous Flowering Plant

… is the Cavendish banana. Read about the impending Banana Apocalypse at Today I Found Out. Truth be told, Lenka was years ahead of this story at Farkleberries. Anyway, a world without bananas is too gruesome to contemplate. Related: how monkeys peel a banana. Not related in any way to the subject of this post,…