Floodchek Washing Machine Hoses and More

I’ve been doing more home improvement projects (no surprise there). The main one for this week has been replacing the hoses that run to my washer and dryer (it is a steam dryer, so it has a cold water line). I paid extra for braided hoses, but because of the steam dryer, it was more of a mismatch of black …

The Opposite of Love

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of beauty is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, but indifference between life and death.


More flowers! Tulips!

Tulips are the only flowers that continue to grow when cut, and will actually grow toward the light. Not just a little – inches! I ordered a double bunch from my favorite florist, Bouqs, and they arrived today. They were pretty limp when I took them out. I cut the bottoms at a 45 degree angle with my kitchen scissors, …