My mom always joked that my dad didn’t believe cars belonged in a garage. He thought the space was extra square footage for projects and tinkering. Our garage has certainly been used that way – to store massive sheets of plywood (sadly not being used as a beer pong table), to cut wood and trim… Click to keep reading!
I am really good at starting projects without telling Adam and then expecting him to help me finish them – or do more heavy lifting than he anticipates. Like that one time when we first moved in and I took a crow bar to our kitchen while Adam wasn’t paying attention. Last weekend (Memorial Day) I wanted to try… Click to keep reading!
No one would say that I have a natural green thumb. I’ve managed to kill just about everything that has come into the house, from potted tulips to herbs. And I’ve done a great job of tearing things out of the yard, not so much so at putting in new things. To my shock, our… Click to keep reading!
These last few months Facebook and I have been in a love-hate relationship. Seeing the best of people’s lives lived out over the internet is depressing. And it’s easy to feel artificially connected to your friends and family when in reality you never see them, talk to them, or discuss the nitty gritty of reality.… Click to keep reading!
The house has been moving along even though it feels glacial. We’re still trying to gut our garden and that has been taking up most of our time since the weather has turned so lovely. Back in February, our electric company sent a group around the block trimming up trees that could fall if we… Click to keep reading!