Gardening Experiment with Cucumbers

This year we planted cucumbers from hanging baskets as well as the traditional ground cover.  The photograph on the top left shows the cucumber plant with vegetables growing in the traditional horizontal orientation.  The photo on the top right shows

Mars Attacks

I received this email about Mars (see below) from someone close to me… while its appeared to be spectacular, I questioned its authenticity.  Thus, I did a little research using sites such as NASA and UrbanLegends…  As you could probably guess,

Home Security System

This is the best advice I’ve heard for a redneck-style home security system (Hat tip to Sam Greenwood): 1. Go to a second-hand store and buy a pair of men’s used size 16 work boots. 2. Place them on your

Fatah Threatens Israel with Terrorism

Duh… Who would have thought?  According to a recent story about the “moderate” Palestinians in the WorldNetDaily: Militants from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ party have organized a terrorist cell in the northern West Bank over the past few days

Amazing Motorcycle Tricks

When I raced motocross as a youngster, I used to be impressed when my buddy could ride a 1-handed wheelie for a few hundred yards…  I couldn’t even imagine the tricks that these guys execute now in Freestyle Motocross (FMX).  You may

Congressman Hobson Tennis Event

Yesterday, we participated in the 3rd Annual Congressman Hobson Golf & Tennis event.   We had nine employees from Renaissance along with a couple of staffers from the Congressman’s office participating in a round-robin doubles tennis tournament at the Springfield Country