Posted on: April 14, 2008 8:39 pm

What Is Growing In Your Gardens ?

So whats everyone going to grow or already has growing this year.

As for me I have several varieties of Daffodils, early mid and late bloomong varietires, milti-flowering and double flowering varieties. Some all yellow some whitre with yellow centewr and some yellow with red centers.

Tulips too many varieties to mention, red white yellow purple and multicolored.

Hyacinths in yellow white pink red purple and blue.

Day Lillies, Asian Liillies

Peonies, red white and pink

White Shasta Daisies

a flowering White Star Magnolia

Beared Iris Cerulean Blue and white with Yellow beards.

English Tea Roses (red)

White and Purple Lilacs


Now onto the Urban Orchard



Grapes (white seedless and red seedless)

Red Lake Currants

Red Rasberries


Thats what I have so far but I will probably add another grape (concord) and when I get rid of the dying maple I may add another fruit  tree.


The perennial flower beds are becoming too thick and will have to be dug up this fall and everything divided. (More Flowers) in expanded beds. The peonies are monsters and I dont know what to do with them.
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Posted on: April 10, 2008 6:45 pm
Edited on: April 10, 2008 6:49 pm

Corporal Punishment in Public Schools

I remember when I was in grade school if I acted up my 4th grade teacher would take me into the coat closet and give me a couple good whacks with her special paddle that hung on a hook by the door that had inscribed on it "Use When Needed". As a hyper little hellion I seemed to need it a lot. Now she never hit me that hard or never gave more than about 3 whacks.

I remember once when I did something real stupid Mrs, Loidalt actually paddled me in front of the class. I was sooo humbled by that experience I behaved like an absolute angel for the rest of the entire day.

My point is I got paddled a lot in grade school and I suffer no emotional or physical scars from the experience. I probably was a better more attentive student as a result. A little fear and a red ass can be a great motivator at times. And the school had written permission from my parents to deal with me in the best way they saw fit.

Now the student teacher relationship and parent teacher relationships are ordered down from policy wonks and school boards (also wonks) and in some cases legislated into law.

Should the teachers and schools take charge of the students education and enforce student discipline at their own discretion?

Should we continue to spare the rod and spoil the child. Or should we beat the brats into speaking proper English.
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Posted on: March 2, 2008 8:47 pm
Edited on: April 3, 2008 10:11 pm

The Package from Denmark has Arrived

and it is oh so comforartble in my black checkboard living room. I am glad I went with all white leather.

I just hope it doesnt turn out to be a real pain to keep clean.

So how do you keep you upholstery and other furniture clean?
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