Language Technology

By Stephan Pisko Language has been falling apart for years take a quick look at Shakespeare now that’s gibberish compared to present day diction as long as the mind has a ‘suitable communication savvy’ we will manage just fine but it’s ever changing racing against high-speed technology there will come a future time when dictionaries’…

Rain! A Respite From The Searing Heat

By: Jannie Vaught For this Gardner, it is a big Thank You! The heat did cause some heat issues and with consistent and deep watering most of the garden is still in production, although slowed down or gone off the rails with ripening. I got plums galore and my later ripening peaches have slowed a…

“The Chinese Exclusion Act” Shows The true Cost And Exploitation Of The Chinese Immigrants

By William Engel The PBS  broadcast of  “The Chinese Exclusion Act”, was  a daring, sobering documentary about the titular law that prevented Chinese-Americans from being recognized as citizens for more than half a century. Through multiple accounts and both primary and secondary sources, the film provides an in-depth look at the history of the Chinese…

Time Ravages

By Stephan Pisko Time ravages and deteriorates leaves behind an empty physical shell it visited but was not kind now it flees with vital force. Time is akin to wind it’s invisible movement cannot be felt but it’s whispering brush leaves behind traces of residue but is it really time that does all this (or)…

The Heat Is On!

By: Jannie Vaught   When the temperatures soar to 101 and above the possibility of garden plant loss is high! It takes a dedicated garden nerd to be up with the sunrise and start watering and putting up shade cloth. With the intense sunshine the plants wilt in a hurry and if they what I…

“Regionrat” Tragic Consequences Of High School Drama

By William Engel “Regionrat”, based on the Richard Laskowski novel of the same name, follows Ray (Connor Williams), a broke and lonely young man who spends six months trying to make it in Seattle before deciding to move back to his hometown to finish high school. He runs into trouble before long, however, when the…

The Building Of The Child’s Self

By: Stephan Pisko Building on a ‘child’s self image’ is only contributing to ego enhancement then on route to mind confrontation with another mind (or) minds’. What must be taught is clearing the mind through a ‘disciplined seeing & thinking independent of mainstream mental ideas & concepts’ examining a mainstream mental idea concept by rearranging…

Its All About The Natives

  By: Jannie Vaught As the spring season lengthens and we press on into Summer, this is my intention. Learn more about Texas Native Plants and the big one for this gardener is grasses. The What are they, where are they and are they a help or a problem. As with all big topics, let’s…