Getting Our Plum Trees to Produce Fruit Again

We have a row of plum trees in our yard. They would produce the most delicious plums year after year. Then they just kind of stopped producing fruit. I did not know anything about them, so I called a tree service in Long Island to help us get them fruiting again. There was a lot of factors going into the trees not producing fruit any longer, and they were all pretty easy to correct. I originally thought they would just need to be cut down, or not expected to fruit anymore and just be left to do what trees do.

The tree service in Long Island told us that the taller maple trees were blocking too much sunlight, and the property of the soil was not conducive to fruiting trees. (more…)

How My Bifocals Ended Up Sending Me to My Chiropractor in Sacramento for Treatment on My Neck

I wear bifocals and started to spend a lot more time at the computer at home when I retired. I would sit there and read email for a few minutes and maybe Google a couple of things to learn something I was curious about when I was still working. I had a job where I worked with my hands, and I only had to use a computer to set some settings for a CNC machine we used in the shop. I usually used the old machines and lathes were all of the adjustments were manual. A chiropractor in Sacramento ended up being on my to-do list shortly after I retired. Here is how I caused my neck a lot of unnecessary pain.

If you wear bifocals, you know that you need to look out of the bottom of your glasses to read things such as a newspaper or the instructions for a can of soup you are about to heat up. (more…)