I have been feeding the outdoor cat, Agatha, from my front porch. I had a problem with the pigeons getting into the food and gorging themselves. And since Agatha apparently doesn’t have a predatory bone in her body, I had to come up with a way of discouraging them.Continue reading Food Thieves
I had the best of intentions for my backyard garden. I really did. I had planned to grow deliciously sweet, red, juicy tomatoes and crunchy green peppers along with an assortment of herbs and a scattering of summertime, butterfly-attracting flowers to boot.Continue reading Gardening With Suzanna: A Battle Lost
It’s a lazy Sunday morning and I have yet to get dressed. I’m spending some time going through my emails, checking my spam folders for anything important that may have slipped through the cracks and researching whatever comes to mind that interests me. In short, I am doing nothing in particular.
I have company. My gray, Russian Blue cat, Violet, has decided to hang out with me. She has installed herself on my lap.
And it is nice. Very nice.
So, since I no longer ride and had sold my motorcycle, I wanted to sell my fancy-schmancy motorcycle cover called a Cycle Shell on Craigslist. I did up a nice little post explaining that my Cycle Shell was “gently used,” able to store a medium-sized motorcycle with windshield and saddlebags, and that I was requesting $200 for the privilege of carrying it away.Continue reading Adventures On Craigslist
I recently had a short-lived job in the food industry. For those of you in the know, there are all kinds of gadgets for performing mundane kitchen tasks such as dicing apples and slicing tomatoes. Continue reading Julienne-Cut Bacon Strips