Cornu aspersum! No, I am not casting a Harry Potter-type spell. That is the Latin name for garden snails and right now there are lots of them on my patio wall. They are trying to escape from drowning in the soil of the planter by inching their way […]
We have arrived! This has been a long day, but I am glad we started out early. We left our hotel in Winnemucca at 7 AM and arrived in San Jose at 5 PM. It is a distance of about 415 miles (668 km) but it involved driving […]
Sometimes, a summer rain shower is exactly what you need.
It began innocently enough. I bought a rain barrel, recycled from its former life holding some undefined foodstuffs, so that I could support a charitable event. My city is celebrating its centennial with a series of water-themed events. This was to climax in a River of Light during […]