Everything is late this year
My garden is late this year because of the weather in late winter and early spring. That effect is rippling through my whole summer. Because winter last several weeks longer than usual, last frost was about a week later than I have seen in the past decade, and early spring weather stayed very cool, I had to plant some…
A strange & intriguing ad... any ideas about purpose?
I just saw this local ad: "Looking for common garden weeds" which was followed by this: "Need to collect a couple of kilos of chemical free pursulane (Portulaca), Amaranth, and Chenopodium (goosefoot)." I think it would be a bit rude to ask them why they want these and so much of each. Does anyone want to venture a guess…
Collecting ideas & suggestions: What can I do to help improve the forum?
I would like to know what in our community forum space could possibly be improved. I have been doing a lot of work on this, and have found some great ideas, but know I could potentially do more. Is there something that you think could make it easier to navigate our forum? Do you understand how features work? Have I covered…
For those who wonder why they call Alaska..."Land of the Midnight Sun"
This photo was taken in a town a few hours north of us but is similar to what it's like here where I live. This photo was taken at midnight on June 14th.
Another Rant - Medical Billing
This rant is the other side of my medical care rant that I started back in July. The hospital that my dad was in and out of uses a Billing Company that in my opinion has practices that are borderline fraud. First the sent my dad a bill for the whole amount for the services administered in July with a Now Due date but if…