Poison Ivy Tree

Far from me to be an expert in plants and wildlife—for that, hunt down the many, many blogs, articles, and newspaper features by my wife Mary Ann Melton—but I’m spending a lot more time that usual doing yard work on our property.  This year, I’m seeing things that I’ve missed before. Just yesterday, I glanced… Continue reading Poison Ivy Tree

My Morning Routine (Plotting Covid-19)

Strange times, and we all have different ways of coping with the strangeness.  For several weeks now, I’ve been taking a closer look at the Texas infection data.  Since the beginning, I’ve been putting up the John Hopkins dashboard on my secondary display, updated hourly automatically during my awake hours to keep myself from refreshing… Continue reading My Morning Routine (Plotting Covid-19)