Off They Go!

The garden has been doing beautifully, with the tomatoes again reaching 7ft. Last year they didn’t go so high because of a disagreement they were having with a little baby black walnut tree that was too close and was stunting their growth. With the tree gone and the soil fortified with egg shells, the tomatoes … More Off They Go!

Independence Day

Independence Day was always a big deal in my family as I was growing up. Not for barbecues and parties, but as a day to consciously remember where our nation came from. Dad would read the Declaration of Independence, and often we’d also watch 1776, which is still one of my favorite movies to this … More Independence Day