Apr 152018
A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949 by Kevin Peraino

This post contains affiliate links. As much as I would like to live in my own little bubble, in my own little corner of the world, tending my garden, reading books, drinking coffee, and feeding birds, that idealized vision could only last for so long.  That is the problem with ideals, they are, well, ideal.  […]

Apr 032018
Losing The Cape: the power of ordinary in a world of superheros by Dan Stanford {Book Review}

I was provided a copy of this book by Moody Publishers for review.  All opinions are honest and my own.  The post contains affiliate links.  If you click through and make a purchase, I will receive a small percent at no additional cost to you. Ordinary. That is a very good description of how I […]

Mar 172018
Be A Good Neighbor, Not A Nosey One and a giveaway

This post contains affiliate links.  Thank you for helping support this blog. There are so many “National _____ Month” or “National ______ Day” or “Celebrate This Day” that it is hard to keep track of them all.  Honestly, at times I do well to remember my family’s birthdays. You may then consider this your friendly neighborhood […]

Mar 162018
Stay The Course, Reach Your Goals

This post contains affiliate links. January has a reputation for being a recovery month.  Coming off several large holidays, one may find they are feeling a bit down, are having a rough time with cabin fever due to colder weather, or perhaps feeling overwhelmed by their goals for the upcoming year.  While January was, personally, […]

Mar 152018

Last October I shared this video with the intent of increasing garden knowledge for those who like to tuck such facts away for when they will be useful. For the rest of us, here is the video at a time which may be more appropriate to your gardening preparations. Do you grow onions?  What is […]