“Baby I’m the Bottom, You’re the Top!”

“Baby I’m the Bottom, You’re the Top!”

In keeping with what seems to be musical themes, this week I offer a line from Cole Porter. Nothing breaks me into song faster than Cole Porter music; it’s fun, witty with highly memorable tunes. If you’ve never seen the movie, “DeLovely” with Kevin Kline, take a peak...
East of the Sun…

East of the Sun…

Diana Krall, a jazz musician I like, sings a song of this title. It opens like this: “East of the sun and west of the moon We’ll build a dream house of love, dear Close to the sun in the day Near to the moon at night We’ll live in a lovely way, dear Sharing our love...
Quittin’ Time…

Quittin’ Time…

It started about fifteen years ago; I became religious about a 3pm quitting time. I had to do it because once the garden season came on, I was out like a shot to get as much done as possible in one day, working from sun up to sun down. This after spending months...
It’s Official….

It’s Official….

Norton, the new dog next door, has killed four squirrels since he moved in. This, I learned from our new neighbor. The neighborhood squirrel population might be reduced by  .00005 percent. In addition to squirrel patrol, Norton tries awfully hard to get Katie’s...
Et tu, Brute…

Et tu, Brute…

Et tu, Brute…. This is about betrayal. In the garden. Way back in high school, I had Latin class for three years. I had no idea of course that Latin would serve me so well: learning plant botanical names was way down the road but because of my Latin studies I had a...
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