Don’t give me any of that 17-year claptrap!

Cicadas emerge from my lawn every year. Oh, sure, they’re not the big ones, but what they lack in size, they make up in number. One almost always is chosen as ambassador and tries to greet me. It never works out. I assume they were surprised to see the tree gone as well.

Back to my roots.

This is the first time I tried to scan a napkin, and I’m not at all thrilled with the result. This doesn’t make me look forward to scanning the other hundred or so napkins I’ve drawn on over the years. Damn you, Marcal! Damn you and your embossed paper products!

It really defies explanation, pt 2.

Anyway. My happy little land of lilies and foliage looked like it was re-enacting the end of Medicine Man, so while I was fixing things, I noticed some really big termites working on the remains of the tree. I couldn’t get to two of them and take out my rage, so I used their pictureContinue reading “It really defies explanation, pt 2.”

It really defies explanation.

Over the weekend, we were finally able to pay the Tree Guys(tm) to take down our Gum tree. It was quite dead–being it had strangled itself last year and all, which is another story–and before it made the neighbor’s children dead, well, you know, we had it taken care of. Who needs to eat forContinue reading “It really defies explanation.”

Who knew 9 pounds of fur could have that much pull?

I’m a big pushover when it comes to the Ninjas. I think maybe they drug me, but however this happened, I have broken The Rule and harnessed one of the Ninja twins, who became psychotic when he touched a lawn chair, and ran headlong into the daisies. Luckily, the Woman’s shepherding skills are still sharpContinue reading “Who knew 9 pounds of fur could have that much pull?”