Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Smoke Tree–Metaphor for Life?

(In small inset picture, to the right, the trees appear together; “Smokeless”–no blossoms–is on the left) Two Trees Planted, Side-by Side, 25 Years Ago One Bears Fruit (Blossoms); the Other Doesn’t Same Owner…Same Soil…Same Growing Conditions

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“Enough With the Round-the-Clock Disaster Coverage“

Recent news regarding the BP oil well being permanently shut down sounds eerily familiar to the refrain “The wicked witch is dead” from The Wizard of Oz. Finally, there’s an end to the massive destruction caused by that crippled well … Continue reading

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“Salmonella…Citronella…OMG, I’ve Turned into My Mother”

Recently, I went into Benny’s on a mission. I needed to get candles, the ones that ward off mosquitoes, since I don’t have one of those gizmos that zap them in mid-flight. I called out, to a group of sales … Continue reading

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