Gardening in the Near-Tropics

Gardening in the Near-Tropics
Listen: I have a Key Lime tree. I’m realistic and therefore don’t have high expectations for my lime tree (especially since they can take multiple years to produce), but it’s currently covered in white flowers that smell like lime, and therefore I’m pretty hopeful about it. Now I just have to get the chickens to stop malingering near it and ...

Sports fandom is expensive 2

Before we moved, I did endless amounts of Googling and asking people on the internet about how one goes about watching their local sports teams when they move to another market. Nobody was able to answer that question, but now that we’re doing that, here’s how it works: You can’t have Comcast. This is probably good news to everyone anyway. ...

Two-wheelin’

Two-wheelin'
We bike pretty much everywhere here, to the point where we have trouble remembering the last time we drove. (When my parents were visiting we had to drive because my dad has trouble getting around with his back problems. That was the first time I’ve driven in Old Town, and it was as terrible as expected. Just don’t drive in ...

Tropical

Tropical
A thing that happens to you when you move to a (near-) tropical place and are surrounded by palm trees and beach and picturesque sunsets every day: you start to buy stuff like this for your house. I’m OK with it.