Popping up

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Also seeded on April 22, here are a couple more that have decided to make an appearance. It's clear that the lemon cucumber is going to need to be transplanted, pronto. When I first saw this guy today, the roots were sticking out, but this picture was taken just after I misted so all the ...

French Marigold update

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You may recall that I seeded these French Marigold 4 days ago on the evening of April 22. According to Richters, this variety of Marigold is great for insect control. After seeding them, I put the tray in our bathroom, under the tray of Malabar. Today, when I took a look, I was delighted to ...

Your body, the facts

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Tim Noakes, co-founder and executive director of the Sports Science Institute of SA, speaks at TEDx Cape Town. His idea worth spreading is to cut through mainstream myths, control your discomfort, get into the pain to find the real issues, in order to pursue perfection. Don't accept anything. Can you hydrate too much during exercise? Do your ...

The 3 hardest words

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I am sorry. Or maybe it is, I was wrong. Three seemingly simple words. Why are those so hard to say for some people? My husband has done something that has hurt my feelings. And I believe that on some level, he was somewhat aware of how his actions affected me. I did briefly elaborate when he ...

Manhunt in Boston

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Tears, blood and fatal injuries were the result of two explosions that went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013. Overnight, an MIT university police officer responds to a report of a disturbance. He is later found inside his cruiser with multiple gunshot wounds. The officer is taken to Massachusetts ...

3 hours, gone

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Last night hubby and I used our 2 for 1 movie ticket to see the late screening of The Place in the Pines. We thought it was too drawn out, despite some of the positive reviews. We also learned that if and when we should see another opening weekend movie, we shouldn't. Although we walked ...