Beautyberry in my garden. I just found out that mosquitos hate the smell of beautyberry leaves, so you can rub them on your clothes when you take a walk!
The simplest thing really can change our lives. Walking is free. It’s easy to do. It makes us feel better—way better! Walking gives us time to spend with our friends and catch up on all the latest news. It increases our mental well-being and focus. It helps control body weight and reduce body fat. Walking […]
Orca, formerly Oreo, is one of the five cats we rescued from under our front porch. He and his brother, Catman, formerly The Great Catsby, went up the street to live with my daughter and son-in-law. And yes, he’s learned to turn on the TV with the remote! P.S. I tell a fictional version of […]
Twelve-week-old Astro, named after the dog in The Jetsons, is a charcoal lab. His unusual shiny gray color caught my eye as I walked the park, and Astro was only too happy to pose for me. Charcoal labs are the result of two recessive genes. When a Labrador that carries the dilution gene (dd) is bred […]