Bigfoot proves susceptible to Russian sage and a pair of kids

Going for a walk the other afternoon, I strolled past a home where the family recognizes me. They live right at the opening of Hidden Valley Drive. The little brown-haired girl, seven, and blond-domed boy, five, were playing in the yard. She was picking stems of Russian sage, while saying to him, “Oh, you have… More Bigfoot proves susceptible to Russian sage and a pair of kids

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Not long ago the board of our neighborhood association sent around a preachy, moralizing ┬ánewsletter. Someone’s dog had been run over, and the report was filled with “unfortunately” this and “do not assume” that, along with the announcement that the board had decided to lower the speed limit to 15 mph throughout the subdivision. And… More Do As I Say, Not As I Do