Author Archives: Naomi

It isn’t nice to defy Mother Nature

And she is so pissed: “30-Foot Drift of Tumbleweed Buries Motorists on the Highway”, a/k/a “Tumblegeddon” The plant is thought to have arrived in the United States when American farmers, looking for inexpensive flax seed in the 1870s, bought contaminated … Continue reading

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Political pundits, polls and money

I’ve been listening to pundits talk about the Democratic presidential campaign. I suppose because there are no firm numbers from actual voters, the pundits are concentrating on how much money the candidates have raised. And the way they talk about … Continue reading

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On this first of the new year, I have a new question…

What has happened to fortune cookies? Last night, after red-penning my book and marking it for the table of contents — ever so exhausting — I considered dinner. Would I heat it up on my single burner (we don’t have … Continue reading

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