Taking a break from the never-ending story of the BP/Transocean oil leak disaster, I came across an amusing, often forwarded email regarding Arizona’s Maricosa Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Sheriff Joe is a controversial figure with many,In fact the website arpaio.com is all about “getting rid of him.” but you just cant deny the fact that his prison programs work. The email, printed below is peppered with links I found about “Sheriff Joe” as he is affectionately known.
Making Pizza on the grill has become an obsession for Kalle and I. Every weekend we have to try again. Now, what you have to understand about our process is that we have decided we MUST make our own dough. Oh, in the beginning we used the Publix dough, but it just seemed proper to develop our own dough recipe. This alone has been a hilarious undertaking.
For instance, I’ve never made bread in my life and knew nothing about properties of yeast and what it looked like when it “reacted.” The first attempt was on a cold day and I followed the instructions for warm water but nothing really happened.. Continue reading →
Who doesn’t love a fire? It’s a primal element of our past. Sitting around a fire with friends just seems to make conversations and stories flow! The firepits and fire globes below will add that little extra night time drama to your outdoor landscape and they don’t look bad in the daytime either. All of the below […]
Make a Bunch of Baby Succulents Fast! Succulents as a house and home plant, are enjoying a massive craze! With all the colors and textures, not to mention pretty easy care, it’s not surprising that folks are having a blast buying, collecting, trading, and propagating succulents. One of the things I’ve noticed about succulent lovers […]
My back yard is on a lake and is basically a swamp. There are 36 pond cypress trees that lead down to the lake and while I do love them and the shady environment they provide, it certainly says a lot about the topography of my backyard. It’s low laying and during the heavy rains […]
Lutz Nature’s Market Open and Ready for Business! Update: Sadly, the market is closed now. It was just a little much for Mom Jenny. It seemed like every time things were going good, another calamity would befall her or one of the kids. I sure do miss Jenny and the market. 🙁 Jenny Yeniser Ymaya […]