First off - nearly time for pepper picking. I got a late start on soaking and planting my pepper seeds, but soon all the work will pay off - I hope.
|seed from Pepper Joe's|
|indoors pepper seed plants|
|ghost pepper,( Bhut Jolokia ) not ready yet|
|potted pepper plant|
|pepper bed #1|
|four cucumber plants|
|variety of tomatoes|
I have a few ghost pepper plants (Bhut Jolokia) going - one looks real strong. We'll have some pepper eating contests later this year, stay tuned. If the T-Splost passes I'll eat a whole pepper and play the video here. If T-Splost fails, Bicycle Joe and Bob D. each eat one.
I planted six different varieties of peppers this spring, and my second planting will be next week now that I pulled the cucumbers. One tomato plant had bottom rot, one plant half of the tomatoes have the catface/cracking. But a couple of the plants are super stars.
I was over at the
On the topic of the park, they have an adult kickball league. Here is a highlight of Wednesday night's match-up between the Beer Drinking Blue Shirts versus the Red Bull and Vodka Brown Shirts:
Rule #1 of co-ed sports: Kick it (or Hit it) to a girl. LOL
As the blog title says, we are talking about peppers (done) parks (done) and Puerto Rico. Next up, our US-owned island to the south. On a side note, we need some real casinos in Puerto Rico. Can we get a Wynn or MGM down there?
By far, the most interesting thing I saw on the island was a classic Kellogg's vending machine. They like their Tony down there.
|Walgreen's in Dunwoody|
El Yunque rain forest. The place was very nice, and it rained. So after a hike of a mile or so down I get to a huge waterfall. Down river from the waterfall are huge boulders and fast-moving water. No signs to 'keep out' or 'warning'. After all, it's a rain forest. People seem to understand that Mother Nature can sweep you away. So taking a photo I spy a young girl meditating way down there. You better be a Vermack swimmer if you slip into the current, or else you'll end up somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean.
My kids think I should include a photo of myself from Puerto Rico, so here's one from the wonderful El Conquistador Resort Water Park