“Success is 10-percent luck and 90-percent hard work. And if you’re not lucky, just work 10-percent harder.”
Andy stepped outside after the recent huge snow storm in our city to meet our postman halfway. Our street was too clogged with snow and ice for him to navigate safely, so our mailman had wisely parked his van at the end of the street. Then this valiant servant of our U.S. Postal System gathered everyone’s mail in his arms and began the tedious job of hand delivering to each front door. He was working for the company known for its old slogan, “Neither rain nor snow, nor heat, or gloom of night stays these couriers from their appointed rounds.”
Adding organic mulch to a vegetable, herb, or flower garden is something we hear and consider, but often fail to use. This is a shame, because it can improve results, and save work in the long run. Inorganic mulch helps, but organic mulch is better over the long haul.
It was just a whisper, but I heard it distinctly in my right ear: “It’s all your fault.”
Puerto Rican terrorists turned the U.S. House of Representatives into a turkey shoot on Mar. 1, 1954. While his colleagues dove for cover, Congressman Wingate Lucas of Fort Worth reacted in true Texas tradition by bounding up the stairs to help subdue the snipers in the gallery.