A few years ago, my boss introduced a fascinating book to our small group – StrengthFinders 2.0. The general concept was that humans spend too much time trying to improve upon our weaknesses instead of sharpening our skills in areas where each individual has the most talent. My co-workers and I took an intensive, validated test… Continue reading Attack of the (marriage) Killer Tomatoes
Thursday is May Day! I can’t remember an April when I’ve been more than willing to send it on its way while letting the door hit it on the ass. Gentle ear warning: that may not be the last time you’ll hear/see ass in this post. Typically, I’m a huge fan of early Spring. Emerging tulips, sprigs of… Continue reading Butt Cheeks and Elbows
On every stem, on every leaf … and at the root of everything that grew, was a professional specialist in the shape of grub, caterpillar, aphis, or other expert, whose business it was to devour that particular part. Oliver Wendell Holmes **** It was an innocent mistake, but I was pissed. On a day over 18… Continue reading Eliminating Husbands and other Garden Variety Pests
“The Mad Hatter: Have I gone Mad? Alice: I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.” ~Lewis Carroll from Alice In Wonderland I’m a bit cuckoo when it comes to one of my hobbies–a hobby you’ll be hearing about frequently in the months to come. My… Continue reading Let the (Spring) Madness Begin!