Dog Trouble

If you deliver mail for a living you really get to hate dogs.  They bark at you all day.  After a while it's like someone is driving a nail into your frontal lobes.  Bark, bark, bark!  They go crazy.  Little ones, big ones, it doesn't matter.  Mail slots are the worst.  The duct work acts … Continue reading Dog Trouble

Good Protein–Edible Thoughts on the Bugs that Bug Us

The elementary school sent out an alert about Japanese beetles destroying the newly planted fruit orchard.  As if Pearl Harbor hadn’t been enough!  Finding myself strangely transfixed by the whiteness of the ceiling overhead, my wife read me the dire news as I sipped my Folgers coffee.   My son’s second-grade class had planted Zestars—an early-ripening … Continue reading Good Protein–Edible Thoughts on the Bugs that Bug Us