February’s Status

February’s Status

We are into the second month of 2022, the new year experienced with anticipation, anxiety and every emotion in between. Yesterday was my birthday, so yesterday’s theme was celebration elation! I adore birthday celebrations, especially now that the numbers are...
Covert War: pool vs. plants

Covert War: pool vs. plants

We’ve just returned from a near-week away. It was good to return home – to our much-beloved house. You see, I can not help but worry a bit. California has been under drought siege for a longer period of time than any of us residents recall. Most of the...
Drought-tolerant

Drought-tolerant

“Please don’t!” I heard myself say and, expeditiously, my guest complied. I couldn’t believe that I was refusing help in the kitchen, to clean up after a dinner party, but I was… She needed to be arrested. Because she was at our kitchen...