Pest Control

“Mom, why do you have garlic hanging outside of our house?” “It keeps away mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, black flies and most small flying insects.” “Really?  How does it do that?” “Garlic contains a natural sulfur compound which acts as a repellent.  It’s a great non-toxic way to keep nibbling pests out of my garden.” “I read that people hang garlic… Read More Pest Control


She couldn’t believe it.  She had taken Chelsey for her regular check-up and when she came back, the high-chair and all of their things were on the sidewalk in front of the building where she lived.  Horrified, she darted inside and straight to the rental office where the landlady coldly informed her that she had… Read More Ousted

No Sale

  “Mother, you can’t be serious,” Matt exclaimed. “I’m dead serious, Matt.  I’m going to sell the house.  It’s too big for me.  All of you kids have moved out and have your own families.  I’m going into a retirement home so it doesn’t make any sense for me to keep the house.  I’ve gotten… Read More No Sale