Archive for September, 2009

Change is in the air

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

I’m not talking about fall, either.  Change is everywhere and if there’s one thing I hate, it’s change.  I grew up in a house where the furniture was never re-arranged, where neighbors never moved, where nothing whatever changed for 15 years.  Now, everything’s changing. Fall is coming, that’s true.  For me, it signals an end […]

Indian Summer Festival

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

I hate living in my town.  For those of you who don’t know, I live in a tiny place called Hertford, North Carolina.  It was founded some 400 years ago and it hasn’t progressed any since.  It’s about as backward a place as you could ever find in this country, reminiscent of days gone by.  […]

Product review: Purex 3-in-1 Laundry Sheets

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

These days, I don’t often find things that impress me.  Heck, for the most part, America is falling apart.  Juice pouches are springing leaks in the box, my Kleenex tissues are noticeably thinner, and the stupid water bottles are so thin they might as well BE Kleenex. A month ago, I saw the commercial for […]

What to plant when you’re not good with plants

Friday, September 4th, 2009

For years, my house and yard were littered with dead plants.  It’s not because I don’t take care of them.  I try.  I really do.  I read up on them and tend to them.  Still, they end up as dry, brown husks, flopping over the pots.  My father’s people were Nebraska farmers and my mother’s […]

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