Tree Trash

My Daughter's "Trashless" Dream TreeDespite the fact that my fourteen year old daughter never stepped a foot out of the truck to participate in our annual tree hunt this year as it was “way too cold,” she still managed to give us quite a few instructions on the size and shape of the tree we … Continue reading Tree Trash

Fly Season

Every fall, fly season opens.  Unlike hunting season or the holiday season, it is not a season I look forward to.  The nasty pests congregate in groups,  slow, disgusting and fat, and then they magically multiply.  How do they get into my home in such droves?  I have screens on all the windows; I don’t … Continue reading Fly Season

Un-learning – “If it’s too easy to create, it can’t be any good.”

My mom started back to college in 1975, the same year that I started kindergarten.  She graduated in 1981, with a degree in Art from the University of Nevada, Reno.  When my sister and I were on summer vacation, spring break, or whatever random break we had from school that she didn’t, she would take … Continue reading Un-learning – “If it’s too easy to create, it can’t be any good.”