Monthly Archives: September 2021

Making things I don’t use

This year was another bumper crop for blackberries. Those invasive pest-plants grow fast, have nasty thorns, and are immune to most chemical herbicides unless you use WAY more than you should be within a mile of a garden or children. They have one redeeming quality, and that is the berries are tasty and plentiful in August (or there about). Some years the weather is such that they are not ripe until one day they are, and the next they are moldy. Sometimes the peak beautifully for nearly a month, and you can go picking every day. Continue reading Making things I don’t use

supporting the Order of St. Possenti

They now have a PayPal account set up for taking donations. Yes, i know, PayPal isn’t exactly the most Christian Conservative org, but they are someone a lot of people uses, are comfortable with, and because it’s a charitable org they forgo the usual percentage so it’s efficient. I’m sure there will be other ways later and the order, the site, and payment options evolve over time as the world changes the incentives involved.