Always wear your safety glasses when mowing the lawn or weed-eating. I didn't today (though I do half the time), and I got hit in the eye with a rock that was launched by the mower blade, bounced off the side of the house, and hit me in the left eye. My first thought after I let ... read more
You should NEVER eat unripe elderberries. That caution aside, this is good to know if you're ever starving or just have the munchies while wandering through your back yard! :)
We all know our market vegetables and fruits are trusted edi ... read more
A beautiful young black ops agent on her first assignment tries to turn a complete stranger into an asset, just to prove she can. When he loses both his job and girlfriend, she thinks he's putty in her hands. When he decides to go out with a bang, she's afraid she's overplayed it.
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Riva's gray eyes reach out and grab anyone careless enough to look directly at her. Her flawless skin glows in contrast to her long black hair.
She knows the effect she has on men and is not afraid to use it... most days. Not today. Her hair is a tangled mess, eyes bloodshot, skin a sickly pallor from whatever ailment has befallen her as she holes up in a 4-star high-rise hotel on LA's west side. She hates waiting on anyone or anything, but is now awaiting the arrival of her boss and mentor, Serge. ... Give your own review HERE! Blurbs, links and more at William Arthur Holmes dot com.
[from 1990]This is a story bout a girl named LucyOtherwise known as "The Rappin Watusi"She lays down a beat that gets your toes tappinIf your toes get tired, let your fingers do the snappinShe says "Hey bu ... read more
By capitalisms perverse moral logic, if a person sells toxic assets by knowingly misrepresenting them as sound, the fault lies not with the misrepresentation of the seller, but rather with the lack of due diligence on ... read more
Tara just brought me back from the pharmacy where Im having a prescription filled. We used CVS because Tara had a coupon. She is the coupon queen. Doesnt buy anything without a coupon these days. Its a hobby. You should check ... read more
... maybe less! That cheers me up. Thats assuming everything goes as planned ... and it WILL. I believe in positive thinking (when Im desperate, anyway, because it leads to positive actions, which lead to positive results, or at l ... read more
I set this blog so that you can now add your comments anonymously without logging in. So, comment away! I was afraid that the requirement for a login was keeping people from participating. Now you can go crazy because youre anonymous. ... read more
Watch Tara the Hero Cat attempt to throw a ceremonial first pitch. The video is now missing from the Times, so theres now a link to the original incident, although YouTube has marked it "offensive to some viewers." Who are th ... read more
The other day at the house, we had this conversation:Elizabeth: This is my house.Bill: Your house? I thought it was my and moms house.Elizabeth: No. Its mine. Im sharing it with you. Tara and I cracked up. ... read more
I should say something about bleach, as a number of critics insist MMS (chlorine dioxide) is a bleach and, thus, a poison. Chlorine dioxide, the chemical that is MMS, has never been used domestically as a bleach for cleaning toilets. It is ... read more
We had a freeze Tuesday night, so I lost my tomato plants and probably my cucumbers. :(
I replaced those original tomato plants, adding cherry tomatoes, and might have lost those too because, even though I hadn t planted them yet, I ... read more
Well, I had an exciting morning. Who needs coffee to wake up? It was around 5:30 when I let our pug Joey out in the backyard. Im standing there keeping an eye out for critters (there is no fence) when, sure enough, a couple of coyotes ... read more