Tractor vs. shrub

October 10, 2006 I’m not usually outsmarted by something in the plant world, but last week I was. Let me add that I was not alone. My dad was there, too, with his trusty front-end loader.

Loss of a sister

October 9, 2006 My sister died 20 years ago, on Sept. 9, 1986.

Voice of Reason

October 6, 2006 I have finally figured out the secret to the communication problem.

Feral, ferocious music

October 5, 2006 As several writers have pointed out since Jerry Lee Lewis’ latest album — his first in 10 years — came out a few days ago, it’s quite a surprise that he is the “Last Man

Been there done that

September 27, 2006 I’ve done a lot of things for men. I have worked for men and worked out for men. I have cooked for men, cleaned for men, dressed for men, and undressed for men.