Fire Update, Kitchen Garden, My Books, Bullies

Hey ya’ll

The latest on the fires here in Northern California

So far, my hometown, San Rafael, has only smokey skies, no fires. This is how it looked yesterday as I drove south from a Costco run.

Currently, the fires are north of me

and south of me.

My kitchen garden

On a cheerier note, my kitchen garden is doing great. I have a tower full of fresh lettuce, arugula, & sage. My basil died, I don’t know why.

I have zucchini, beans, cauliflower, and tomatoes in this skinny planter. And I got one more tiny artichoke.

I’m growing two kinds of kale, swiss chard, and green onions in my new raised planter. My creaky knees don’t like kneeling to harvest from the skinny planter, hence this tall one.

My books

Since we are supposed to stay indoors, and with all this time I’ve had being home, I’ve worked on my book marketing. My fiirst step was updating this website. (I got rid of my old website when GoDaddy tripled the price on me.)

You can view the ‘My Books’ page by clicking the above image or by clicking the ‘My Books’ tab on the navigation bar above.

Bullies

Lastly, I hope everyone is ready for a verbally abusive temper tantrum that will last four days on national television. One of the biggest lies we heard as kids was “words will never hurt you.” That is SO NOT TRUE. Verbal abuse is extremely hurtful. When my mom and my first husband didn’t get what they wanted from me, they told me I was stupid and selfish. Even though I’ve spent decades trying to prove they were wrong, it still hurts. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris know the barrage is coming, but it will be hurtful nonetheless. God bless them, and god bless you.

1 thought on “Fire Update, Kitchen Garden, My Books, Bullies

  1. Thanks, Mary, for posting the picture of your van ready to GO (and the dog looking eager)—it inspired me to sotkc my Rav4—and when I saw that two nights of very bad air were coming, I hurried to finish and took off for coastal Arcata, which is fogged in. (But plagued this morning with a local barn fire!)

    Stay safe and please continue to tune in.

    Warmly, David

      Moving your words so your words move others

           David Colin Carr, Editor    http://www.davidcolincarr.com 164 No. San Pedro Rd, Ste H201 San Rafael, CA 94903 510-232-3098

    Coauthor of Forever and Always Editor of Living a Life that Matters

    We are no longer living for ourselves, we are living for history.

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