Intentions vs. Expectations

Damn I worked my butt off this weekend. I had four bougainvilleas, one large lantana and a medium sized palm to transplant from pots into the ground. I was missing my best shovel, so I had to dig through the notorious hard-packed Houston clay with a skinny little spade, cut roots that were in the … Continue reading

Belief and Science

I had the most wonderful experience last afternoon. I was sitting on my couch, checking emails on my laptop (I get a lot. Sigh.) and suddenly I get a strong whiff of perfume. Immediately I knew that it was my mother's favorite, Nina Ricci Capricci. It's no longer available, but I don't need to … Continue reading