We went to California last fall, and one of the things I bought was a sequoia kit for growing them at home. This spring, I set up the kit, stuck the seeds in the fridge for the required 21 days, and then transferred them under my grow light. Two of them sprouted. And they're growing! … Continue reading Growing Baby Sequoia!
I've mentioned that my Grandpa was in hospice, and that we went up suddenly to see him and drop off my mother to help with care. We left Sunday, and on Thursday, Valentine's Day, the hospice nurse told my mother 72 hours or less. Late Thursday night, my dad called my husband while I was … Continue reading Goodbye to My Grandpa
(Credit: my mother-in-law) We have been planning to see the Eclipse since late last year. My mother-in-law (MIL) got our hotel rooms in March, ordered our glasses then, and we were lucky because when my sister-in-law (SIL) wanted to join us there were no more rooms! Our hotel was very basic, and we discovered a … Continue reading Eclipses Would Be More Fun If Road Trips Hurt Less!