Berries

I planted an apple tree.  The one, single apple fell off due to a worm.  I planted blueberry bushes.  The chickens ate every last one in their reach, leaving me about five.  I planted peaches and plums.  The deer not only knocked off the fruit and ate it but also stripped the lower 2/3 worth…

Dorian Gray

Did you ever read ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ by Oscar Wilde? I recall the first time I ever read it, it was one of those books which makes a life-long impression. I find Dorian Gray walking around in my mind at the oddest times. Although considering he, being a rather odd character himself, shouldn’t…

Puttin’ up Peaches

I came up with this great get-rich-slow idea a few years ago. I’d make and sell jellies, jams and mixes. The only problem was I’d never made any jellies, jams and mixes. So I figured I could learn, how hard could it be? All I really knew about the whole process was what I observed…