It was a somewhat small fish in a big pond. Though measuring just under a foot, this creature would never have to fish for a compliment. It was a...
Consider yourself lucky if you are not part of the one per cent. It is not riches and luxury that are to be avoided; rather, the severe illness that...
“Tis not her coldness, father, That chills my labouring breast; It’s that confounded cucumber I’ve ate and can’t digest.”
“Life was simpler when apples and blackberries were only fruit.” Though these fruits have become technological marvels, I still prefer the delicious...
Virgil warned us to be wary of the snake in the grass, but I am suggesting an addition to that advice. Beware of the snake in the water, too! We all...
“Because we focused on the snake, we missed the scorpion,” laments an Egyptian proverb.  Don’t miss the scorpion. Though it is summer and a busy time...
‘Head to the hills’ is what I want the huge ferocious flies to do. And it wouldn’t be difficult for them to fly far away, considering their large...
“A hedge between keeps friendships green.”  This German proverb provides a solid reason for the ubiquity of the privet hedge. Privet is easily found...
“We’ll keep the lavender blooming,” guarantee the folks from Sequin, Washington. They should do a sparkling job, considering that their Lavender...

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