When Life Gives You Oranges

Mandarins/clementines on display at a grocery store

Dad and his boy are sitting at a picnic table by the beach on a sunny afternoon. “Yuck! This muffin has orange peels in it.” Dad turns to his son and edifies him. “But orange peel has limonene and linalool.” Says Dad in a comical voice. “Are you telling me you don’t like limonene and … Continue reading When Life Gives You Oranges


The Grass is Greener

Magpie pulling a worm from the ground to eat

He’s the king of the birds, and this evening he’s eating like a king. The rain has stopped and the worms are coming up for air in the waterlogged soil. The magpie barely needs to work to fill his belly. A human is watching and that’s okay, as long as he keeps his distance. If … Continue reading The Grass is Greener