When is a garden too big? Is it too big when you have to use a farm tractor to till it? Is it too big when you have to divide it into two gardens? Is it too big when you have to use a week’s vacation to pull weeds? My parents say a garden is too big when it fits all of the above criteria and there’s only two adults and one four-year-old child to tend it. Continue reading “When is a Garden Too Big?”
I’m sure there were many awesome things happening in many photos in 1981. Here’s my attempt at finding 10 awesome things in this photo; wish me luck.
Step 1: Have an adult light the candles on your birthday cake. (This step assumes you have a birthday cake, candles, and an adult with a lighter or matches.) Continue reading “How to Celebrate Your Fourth Birthday in Six Easy Steps”
On Christmas Day, in the blessed year of 1980, Santa Claus came to town. Well, not to town exactly, but to our trailer in the country. We didn’t have a chimney (I’m still not sure how Santa managed to get into our home without one) and I was under the impression that the jolly old fat man delivered gifts at night. Anyway, let’s get to the story. Continue reading “Santa Claus is Coming to Town: Christmas 1980”