Before and after. Here are some pictures of my visitations during the first week of December, 2013 and the links to the articles that tell about the inception of the projects.
The editing proceeded. Make changes, submit for editing, correct the manuscript, make more changes. I called the process polishing. I realized that when the final draft was completed and printed there would be no going back for changes. The funny thing is that in the final draft of Requiem for a Redneck,- the one […]
A big event in my life is rapidly approaching. For this week’s article I have decided to share my “thank you” to the Rome Area Writers group. I have been a member of this group for over four years and they have helped me in many ways. Their motto is, “Writers helping writers.” This piece […]
Living and Giving—A beautiful plant shop in Rome, Georgia. NOTE: This is a good and popular article but Living and Giving has moved down the street. A more recent article can be found here: I had been in Living and Giving a number of times—to do some shopping, make a delivery, maybe to visit or […]
In this weeks article I will share a nice story. Relax for a few minutes and read about the indomitable Louann. This is one of my favorite chapters from the book Requiem for a Redneck. Enjoy-share it with your friends. Louann was a victim of numbers. With five more years of public schooling, thirty more […]
I love walking around the corner into something special in the landscape garden.
How do I choose the correct fertilizer? “What do I feed my plants?” “What is the best fertilizer?” — I think that in my experience as a plant man, these are the most frequently asked questions, and everyone seems to want a concise, three word answer. Here’s the concise answer: “It all depends.” Read on […]
Every year about this time there is a discussion about whether we should call it a Holiday Tree or a Christmas Tree. John the Plant Man not only has an opinion but also a defense for that opinion. Read on…