Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Be Still, And Know That I Am God

Delta Queen was right: she said things would get rolling this week. With the help of U of M Patient Relations and my surgeon’s excellent assistant I now have a surgery date (June 27) along with the battery of pre-surgery appointments/tests scheduled and am ready to roll.

Now all I need do is to bee calm

bee bath and control my stress.

paint the mandela and control your stress

So far so good.


silly penguinBe still, and know that I am God

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Asparagus Fingers and Strawberry Feet

Following the stealthy advancement of a bountiful crisp Michigan crop of asparagus fingers,


June quietly snuck in on little strawberry feet.


And the local bounty - far superior to any crop bred to ship cross country – will be appearing for a few short weeks at local farm markets.


Will there be strawberry freezer jam this year? Probably not around here as even hulling berries seems an extraordinary effort.Strawberry-Freezer-Jam-SpendWithPennies-7

Perhaps a short cake or two however, extra whipped cream mandatory. 



So you keep doing what you do best little red dudes,

low hanging fruit strawberries

and we’ll keep doing what we do. Together somehow we’ll make the world a little better for it.

Oh, and yes, I do have thoughts on the new trendoid variety known as the so-called “white” strawberry. But they tend to run  along the same lines as other cultural appropriation issues. Just. Don’t. Do. It. It’s stupid.

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Ditto the Black Face Strawberry. It’s not real. It’s stupid.