My Bay Laurel Victory


Last week I managed to get out in the garden and complete a rather difficult task. My bay laurel tree had slowly grown to a prodigious size since I planted it 8-10 years ago. The glossy branches were healthy and wonderful but they were crowding their neighbors and threatening to dominate the front yard. It

Seasoning Basics For the New Cook

If you someone who is a new cook in the kitchen, you’ve probably seen them struggling with the bare essentials of how to cook tasty food. It looked easy when Mother did it. But now the kitchen is like a hostile territory, full of pitfalls and strange tastes. Well, I can’t give your friend cooking lessons

Pearls of Wisdom

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

— Jack London


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