Most gardening books say that artichokes cannot be grown in the low desert of the southwestern United States.
As summer air temperatures routinely surpass 110 degrees, the hot soil can rise to around 150.470 more words
My latest experiment in writing is now underway, and so far it’s been yielding up some surprising results. Yep, after years of working freelance or taking on limited time contracts in the hopes that these jobs would give me enough money and time to write, I’ve now got a full-time job. 718 more words
I haven’t been writing. Or to be precise, I’ve been producing scraps, disconnected fragments that work on their own but that won’t lead anywhere. There’s a quality of concentration that’s left me recently, about the same time that the irrepressible urge to get things out of me once and for all faded into something fainter and more manageable. 596 more words