Monthly Archives: September 2014

There were crucial issues to worry about during my absence. Did RJ remember to water? Did he purchase a steel trap or a .22? Was there a dead armadillo behind the woodpile—dead plants, beer cans—anything? Did the deer that jump … Continue reading

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I drove to Cedar Creek Gardens hoping to find a shade tolerant “spiller” for the large ceramic pots on my back deck. A spiller is a plant that trails or tumbles out of the pot and it’s the last to … Continue reading

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For every person who shrieks when they see a bee or a spider like the Brown Recluse featured in Insect Ethics Part I, there’s a person or civilization enamored with insects. Scarab beetles were sacred to Egyptians because the beetle’s … Continue reading

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