Category Archives: The Present Insanity

June Bug

This little guy decided to invade the house this evening and was discovered hanging out on the curtains. The question was asked, “According to the Gardener’s Response Chart, what is the proper reaction to this interloper?” Actually, the initial poser … Continue reading

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High Security Willow

I tend to find “farmy” things to do when I travel. Mr. Caffeinated teases me about my busman holidays. This time, I built a fence. My favorite ex-neighbors in the whole world recently celebrated an anniversary, and he bought her … Continue reading

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More Snohomish

If you haven’t ever taken a lazy (preferably sunny) afternoon and lazed around Snohomish, you’re really missing out. My favorites from my most recent trip: The truck that sashayed down the road, blowing bubbles in mass quantities while playing the … Continue reading

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Mt. Saint Helens

We took the tribe to visit the mountain voted “Most Likely To Blow Its Top”.  It seemed an opportune time to give them a feel for what kind of wholesale catastrophe can happen when too much pressure and heat build … Continue reading

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Elusive Ents

Hey, Treebeard! I think I found an Entwife!  Or perhaps an Entmaid! She looks pretty spry… better come quick before she gets away!

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How To Roast An Alien

I discovered this roasting dish while poking around the kitchen up at the cabin: At first, I thought it perhaps was meant for squid?  But upon inquiry, I have been informed that it is for roasting aliens! Can’t you tell??

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Redneck Salad Spinner

While on vacation, we sometimes have to improvise when our usual kitchen gadgets are relaxing at home. We took an extensive lettuce selection from our garden with us, and washed it upon arrival.  Wet lettuce created the need for… the … Continue reading

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