The former "Bubba" McDonald has been a friend of mine for many years. He hasn't asked me for any political advice, but I'm going to offer some today.
It isn't August yet and several people have said to me, "Hasn't the summer gone quickly?" Yes, it has. The fact that school starts in early August makes us feel that autumn is upon us.
I'm not quite ready to change jobs, but I had a glimpse this week of a potential career that I might have pursued.
The old girl died in a fire in February. We finally buried her this week. She was laid to rest in a landfill.
The celebration of our Declaration of Independence has gotten lost in buying fireworks and selling mattresses. Of course, every holiday has become the setting for a mattress sale.
The arrival of summer reminds us that many of the flowers we depend on to give us fruits or vegetables depend on the honeybee. Among the fruit trees that are largely pollinated by bees are apple, peach, plum, cherry and pear. Blackberries and blueberries are also largely dependent on bees for production.
Knowing when to prune different species of plants is a skill that many gardeners fail to grasp. Many plants have an optimal time or season when pruning should be done.
It had been four months since Granny had passed. Not a day had gone by that I hadn't thought of her.