Trees In The Forest

I am building a database of trees and shrubs that I need to pay attention to or prune throughout the year because, every year, I forget at least one of them. It is interesting to note that, not counting the surrounding forest, we have 33 different trees/bushes that need attention. No wonder I forget some! […]


When I was young and living in Ann Arbor, Michigan (1969-1976), my mother was a fan of Sunset Magazine. I remember that once she found a recipe that sounded intriguing with the ho-hum name of Hamburger Noodle Bake (ground beef, green peppers, cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup). The meal was tasty but we had to […]