Category: Daily Life

Celebrating a Survivor

By , December 18, 2018

At this time of year, many people in the northern hemisphere enjoy blooming Christmas cacti. Observing that our Christmas cactus is budding once again caused me to think about its interesting story.

Small Christmas cactus
Our Christmas cactus (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).
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Sharing Memories, Not Thoughts

By , November 14, 2018

One of the main drivers of this blog is that we write about what we’re thinking about. That works well for the most part, but when a problem takes time to work out, such as our leaky water heater (see The Homestead Springs a Leak . . . Again) I don’t want to harp on the subject. Better to stay quiet about it, mostly, till it gets taken care of.

Until then, what to do? I raised this question with Michelle, and she said, “post some more photos of Ireland.”

Simple, direct advice. So, here goes!

Burren sky, Ireland

The sky over The Burren, Ireland, October 2018 (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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