Take it from Mrs. P, let’s have Fun in the Dirt.
Graduations! Weddings! School’s Out! If you’ve been on top of the situation, botanically speaking, and your garden is in A-Number-One, Primo condition, read no further. You’re all set to host celebrations and parties. Or, if you’re in the majority of backyard backsliders, look up! Snap to! Mrs. P is talking to you! Time to get busy weeding, trimming, and cleaning up. Next you’ll be able to plant, plant, plant. Bouquets of flowers from your own yard, fruits, vegetables, and herbs make June and July’s special occasions much more enjoyable and more affordable.
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Hours after her young daughter, Bryna, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Gina Nathan was on the phone with someone from the local Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS).
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Tom Maas knew wine was in his future as he looked over the vineyards in Germany’s Rhein-Hessen, southwest of Frankfurt.
Tom, who spent part of his childhood in Bakersfield (the family moved to Indio after the 1952 earthquake) had survived a year in Vietnam. Now it was the late 1960s, and he was stationed in Dexheim, Germany.
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Obtaining close to half a million downloads of my first game was easily one of the happiest moments in my career.
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I spent a good part of my late teens and early twenties working on cars—some that I eventually ran out at the Saturday night drags. I even had this wild fantasy of one day winning the March Meets and becoming the envy of all my gear head friends. Of course this never could have happened, because I was also going to be a rock star, tour the world, and win a Grammy…
Continue reading Crazy, Stupid Love