About this time last year, Jannette Adams had a crippling case of the COVID blues. She felt lonely and adrift.
On long ago summer evenings when the kids were small, I would take them and their friends to the front campus of The W to play freeze tag.
One of the pleasures of living near downtown is the variety of options the walker has just outside his or her front door, i.e. The Riverwalk and/or soccer park, MUW campus, Friendship Cemetery.
Gardeners can be a notoriously parsimonious lot.
For his service to his country in Vietnam, he was spit upon and called a “baby killer.” For his devotion to his Southern wife, he was reviled by his mother-in-law as a “damn Yankee.”
What’s the difference between a graveyard and a cemetery? A friend asked me this question Friday, and I, a lifelong habitue of burial places, large and small, had no idea.
“Opossums in particular enjoy persimmon fruit and may be seen foraging in your tree at night. While opossums do not typically cause damage to structures
About a week ago, in the waning days of August, Gerry Jeffcoat gave me a watermelon he’d grown. A Congo Red, he said when asked the variety.
On the morning of my birthday this past week, I took my coffee outside and found my usual seat in a garden overlooking the street.
Near the end of the podcast, Gail from West Point called to tell about taking a can of potted meat re-labeled as opossum road kill with her to the Air Force Academy.