Continuing with my scanner compatibility problem I telephoned Epson, to learn that the two different downloads Apple advisors had sent me were incorrect.  I dragged those into the trash, and the Epson man sent me another which worked.  It is not quite the same as I’m used to, but I’m getting there.  I have scannedContinue reading “Sisyphus”


This was another beautiful, hot, summer’s day.  Having spent a large part of yesterday reducing the span of a wandering Philadelphus, or Mock Orange, this morning I tackled its  rambling roots.  Armed with a large fork, an axe, and a back, I set to.  It wasn’t until three and a half hours later that IContinue reading “Roots”