Category Archives: Life

Closeup photo of a gas gauge on a black dashboard with the arrow pointing to full.

Is your tank full?

Have you ever felt that empowered, ready-to-go feeling leaving a gas station with a full tank of gas? As I left the gas station with that full-steam ahead feeling, I realized it wasn’t the the arrow on my dashboard that was lifting me up.  I was feeling empowered by a full internal energy reservoir!  I had…

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Picture of Mamma Mia! DVD case with pink boa and sparkly blue background.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Saturday night is pizza and movie night at our house.  This past Saturday we watched the original Mamma Mia!  Even after having seen it at least half a dozen times, we noticed new things and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! How do you follow up an evening like that?  Head to the theater to see Mamma Mia! Here…

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Purple and white bearded iris in an outdoor bed.

Replanting with TLC

To grow well and be healthy, iris need to be thinned and replanted periodically.  Our iris have been ready for some TLC for a while.  Last week, I trimmed the leaves, lifted clumps of iris, and carefully sorted out the strong growing rhizomes from the older rhizomes that would not bloom again.  With the bed empty,…

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