Underdog Syndrome

By Stephan Pisko We throw our emotions away cheaply just like the lives we don’t have uselessly you can’t honestly expect anything useful from mainstream employment (or) this commercially fabricated word ‘love’ we don’t understand (or) this other word ‘life’ that no one possesses this is obviously just not thinking we become a victim a…

Care For Trees In Times Of Drought

By Jannie Vaught As we are struggling with No Rain, drought conditions and the serious state of our water sources it is time to look at this important issue. Trees are resilient and long-lived, but like all living plants, they need moisture, either rain or water coming from us. Trees that are under areas that…

The Uninspired Garden

By Jannie Vaught Just when your garden is struggling and your enthusiasm is at an all-time low, something or someone steps into your path and shares with you something that sets that spark a light. This happened this Saturday at our LLano farmers market. Elizabeth Mcmahon “Beth” horticulture county extension agent for Gilespie county, regularly…

A Gardens Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

By Jannie Vaught There is a saying “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and never is it truer than in natures garden. Some like ordered rows and clear lines of plants and some prefer natures tumble of flowers native grasses and low growing ground cover. And some of us like a little of…

“Wild West”: Gunning For What You Do & How You Do It ….

By Stephan Pisko Tech geeks’ are psychologically deceiving thieves’ placing huge amounts of money in their saddlebags’ without anyone knowing all based on our behavior habits ‘what we do & how we do it’. Supply in demand using algorithmic differential pricing reverse psychology bait – hook – switch tactics which everyone are in the clouds…

Have You Noticed The Crape Myrtles Are Blooming?

By Jannie Vaught Lagerstroemia! Commonly known as crape myrtle or crepe myrtle. Is a genus of around 50 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs and trees. From the Indian subcontinent. And they grow excellent here in the South. Known for their beautiful summer flowers and mottled peeling bark. All species are woody in nature, they…