Back in the Saddle

So I’m back in the garden, growing food … but on a much scaled-down version of my former manifestations. My theme song is “Back in the Saddle.” The Areosmith version.     I think it’s a remake of a cowboy song by Gene Autry, but I remember playing it … a lot...

Channeling My Inner Horse Whisperer

I’m one of those people who has a way with horses. I’m terrified of them, and they know it. I love horses. Or rather I love the results of their hay consumption and how it helps build my sandy soil. So I do spend some time around them. I was thinking about horses...

2016: The Year of the Tomato

Just so I’m not accused of being totally negative about the summer of 2016, aka the summer of the drought….the spring/summer/fall of our record breaking drought…the summer of the soul-sucking drought from h*ll … this was an awesome summer for tomatoes. It was an...