As I present these meditations from our mysterious M.A., first talked about here, I find myself in a bit of a quandary. There are times she seems to contradict herself. For instance, in the passages below, you’ll see how she first tells herself to not take her home too seriously, then in the second she… Read More Words from a Noble Woman – Thoughts on Home and Hearth
I checked the sources, there’s no photoshop at play here. This guy really did his mow his lawn with a funnel cloud behind him. What’s more, his wife came out to take a picture. In reference to the storm, the Alberta man said he was “keeping an eye on it.” Good to know. Read the full article… Read More This is Taking Lawn Care Too Far
Hello and welcome to This Tract Home, the show where we help our clients come to terms with the fact their budget does not allow for a custom-built. I’m your Host, Earl, and with me today is Snooty Homebuyer Elaine. Hello Elaine! Are you ready to find your dream tract home? Snooty Homebuyer Elaine: I… Read More Announcing a New HGTV Series: This Tract Home
This morning as I was walking Dog, I passed by that house. You know which one I mean, right? There’s one in your neighborhood too. It’s the one with the perfect yard. The grass is perfectly green, the bushes are perfectly shaped, the flowers look like they were planted with a ruler and level. Walking by such a… Read More In Defense of Lazy Gardening
Recently I started a writing course with WordPress, titled Shaping Your Story. Week one was finding your angle. It’s one thing to have a subject for your story, you also need an angle for telling it. The first workshop included this tip from Amy Tan: I try to see as much as possible — in microscopic detail. I… Read More Magnify the Past to Find Your Story
We’re nearing the end of January — how are those resolutions holding up for ya? Not so good? Never fear! We at Feeding on Folly have found the answer to make all your goals come true, and all you need do is grab a paintbrush! For instance, are you having trouble losing weight?
Last weekend, Husband and I spent some time at what only can be described as a luxurious religious resort in Carefree, Arizona. I know, I know, sounds weird. But honestly, if you’re going to be religious, you might as well enjoy yourself. It’s much too much to tell you about in this small post —… Read More A Mountain View
Back when I was 9 years old, I devised a foolproof survival plan in the event of a home invasion. It was a masterpiece. It took into account every eventuality. No kidding. Mind you, my neighborhood was not an especially dangerous one. It’s not like there were reports of these things happening to our friends… Read More How to Survive a Home Invasion — According to a Nine-Year-Old