Life Lessons In My Garden


I have created and tended gardens of one sort or another every year since around 1978 no matter where I lived. I have grown flowers, vegetables, and weeds. I am most successful at growing weeds.

Despite the some times hard, back-breaking work, gardening is very relaxing for me. It helps […]

Why America Is Still Great


One of my favorite movie scenes is the “What Have the Romans Ever Done For Us?” scene from the Monty Python movie comedy, The Life of Brian.


Sometimes I feel like many Americans hold beliefs about the United States of America like that fictional group held about the […]