I spent the last three days in the garden, weeding, hoeing, and planting. I transferred the lilies in front to the pond and replaced them with pink clematis; tore out a bunch of mint to make room for my lavender; tore up the peppery arugula and planted more spinach and lettuce in their wake. I […] more

The Horror

Aguaman was successful, horrifyingly successful, in her pond exploits. This is the most traumatic thing that I could imagine today. Wildlife sanctuary indeed. more

I’m Going to Throw The F Up

I have been tending to the pond lately, and recently added a lily pad to the pond to grow over the summer. If you don’t know this yet, this is a big deal for me. I’m highly disgusted by even the thought of fish, and have finally gotten used to the idea of having fish […] more

Too Much Nature

If you don’t know by now, I have a severe phobia of fish. I don’t know where it came from or why, but the mere thought of fish gives me stomach cramps. I can’t fathom why people would eat fish or, goddammit, keep them as pets. Logically, this fear would lead me where it did […] more

Knitter’s Hands? Take Note

Since I started knitting primarily with wool, my hands have been cracking and my nails have been falling apart. My hands look like a cross between an ancient mummy’s and an alien’s. During the monthly jaunt to the health food store, I ran across Badger Body Butter. My hands actually feel human again. And who […] more