August 17, 2018 RSS feed / Commentary

Yellowstone Live

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

I’ve been interested in nature forever. Didn’t have much choice as a youngster. We had several critters get inside the house during my childhood. A snake appeared one Saturday morning while my brother and I watched Buffalo Bill Junior. More...

Nature calls on nice neighbors

I’m just saying...

Renovation is NOT for the weak of heart.  We are doing some remodeling at our house and our lives are upside down. More...

The Enneagram: It has your number!

If you are curious about what makes you tick, what your basic nature is, or how you may find your best personal self your options may seem to be plentiful. But many are far less helpful than others. More...

Fords, Fingers, and Philosophies

40–Something

My son officially became the fifth and final driver in our household this week. His mother and I had our doubts as to his ability to pass the driver’s test so quickly, but he managed. Don’t worry; my son is not a dangerous driver. More...

Because Learning Never Retires

In last month’s column, I bemoaned the fact the Midlands has no comprehensive program for lifelong learning to help us folks over 50 keep our brain cells perky and enjoy a “creative retirement.” The good news is: Help is on the way. More...

Basil and the Botanist: flowering isn’t always what’s best

Basil makes everything better—pasta, pizza, salads. I love clipping it and sharing with friends. The more I cut it, the happier my basil seems to be. It stays bushy and dark green, never leggy or yellow. More...