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Category Archives: in the Weeds
April in Sacramento heralds the end of a cold, rainy winter. I clear away weeds, mow the lawn, and get ready for hot,sweaty summer days. In April, I also get to enjoy the first rosebuds of the season – which … Continue reading
In honor of “Weed Appreciation Day,” I’d like to talk about clover. As a child, I loved the patches of clover that grew in my parents’ front yard. I taught myself to make chains of the long-stemmed clover flowers and … Continue reading
… and if my incoming traffic logs don’t lie, many of you are too. “In the Weeds” was one of my father’s favorite expressions – even though to my knowledge he never worked in the restaurant industry. I can’t remember … Continue reading
Little did I know that my previous post was prophetic, or that the weeds would grow so high so quickly. Wednesday was eaten by locusts. Thursday was not much better. Friday evening Tesla greeted me at the door with, “Angry … Continue reading
I’m in the weeds today, trying to get through the piled-up work and onto some writing this evening. I had a great lunch with friends, and am finding it difficult to get back into a diligent frame of mind. Upon … Continue reading
While wading through the weeds this morning I had an opportunity to answer a work-related question for a friend. (Related to my work, that is, not his.) He was glad to have the response, and I was glad to give … Continue reading
Some of you may have noticed I’ve been slacking. Instead of blogging, I have spent the last week: 1. Reclaiming a portion of my yard from knee-high grass after a month of rain and no sunny days to mow. Final … Continue reading
Tesla and I spent yesterday afternoon washing and waxing the cars (his car, my truck). This isn’t the usual Easter fare for our household, but after a very nice morning at church and some quiet reflection at home, Tesla wanted … Continue reading
March 28, 2011: Weed Appreciation Day. (Check for yourself. I can’t make this stuff up.) The expression “in the weeds” rarely means anything good. My father used it often (and usually with more joy and a bigger smile than the … Continue reading
Don’t be intimidated by other people. They put their pants on the same way you do. Except that, if you’re lucky, they use their own pants.