Creeping vines I can handle; creepy crawlies, not so much

It appears I will be going round two with the aphids. Such is the life, I suppose, of a gardener, even one confined to a balcony. The aphids have overtaken my honeysuckle vine, just as it is breaking into bloom. I thought I’d nipped the problem in the bud back in May when I first … Continue reading Creeping vines I can handle; creepy crawlies, not so much

Captivated by a cosmic discovery

My friend Robbie would understand it. He’s brilliant. A research geodesist and a PhD who revels in quantum physics. I like talking to him, even though I’m usually outside my depth. My friend Irma likely gets it, too. She’s a chemist, smart enough to teach engineers university-level chemistry. Plus she loves the table of elements, … Continue reading Captivated by a cosmic discovery