A Lovely Home with a Wonderful View

Photo by the Author I dumped a shovel of dirt over the body. The corpse in question, a dead rat, stared at me with a glazed eye before I covered it with a quart of potting soil. Miracle Grow, guaranteed for beautiful blooms. I hope nothing sprouts from this planting. The rat expired less than … Continue reading A Lovely Home with a Wonderful View

Dealing with Triffids and Other Creeping Horrors

The Devil's Ivy at home on the hearth - Photo by the author I learned the other day that Pothos is also called Devil’s Ivy. The poisonous nature of its leaves inspires that name, surely undeserved. Pothos are very hard to kill. I can testify to their hardiness. During the lock down days of Covid, … Continue reading Dealing with Triffids and Other Creeping Horrors