Beltane Waxing Dyan Moon
“It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.” – William G. McAdoo
Boy, is that true. Look at Bush and Cheney and Rumsfeld, oh my.
Had lunch and a by the seat of the pants tour with Mary and Frank Broderick. It was fun, wandering around the museum looking at art with friends.
Obama is such a smart guy. Speaking to the Muslims yesterday, visiting Buchenwald today. He does not allow the dust to settle in any one place before he moves on, readjusting the tunic of America’s presence in the world. In such a short time he has restored my feeling of good fortune in living here. Geez, just to have a President who can string together a complex sentence is enough to make me cry.
Following the low bar of the Bush presidency has eased Obama’s transition, but he would have looked good at any point. Now he looks like superman.
The first phase of the growing season, planting and amending soil, has come to an end. Almost. Now mulch goes down and surveillance for pests.
This is part of the new work we had done last week. The vegetable garden area has no more grass, just chips. It also has new beds with flowers, shrubs and space for some more vegetables. We have made another step toward a permaculture suburban acreage. The small white form in the upper left is the bee hive.