Doing my rounds this morning is, for the most part, getting easier as the snow melts. There are just a couple of shaded areas where sheets of ice and formerly hard-packed snow suddenly giving way under my feet, have made walking somewhat more dangerous! It also means that, while the water between the house and … Continue reading Water, water, everywhere, and in recovery
... and showing off those teeth! 😀
My goal for today was to start getting things out of the basement and into the barn or junk pile, as appropriate. My daughters were doing a whole bunch of baking, but we were able to coordinate a time when we could work together on that. I didn't get as much done in the basement … Continue reading Clearing things out and potential salvage items
I'm sure it's just a seed, but it looks like there's a fly on her nose.
Usually, my daughter works a short shift on Sundays, so I spend time in town as part of keeping Sunday as a day of rest. It feels weird to not be doing that, but the pharmacy is now closed on Sundays. It's also totally messing with my sense of time! 😀 When my husband called … Continue reading A day of rest – and crochet yarn bowls!
Just a little tease of a blep. 🙂
During our trip to the city, I was able to pick up a couple of cheap plastic utility shelves for the old basement. Due to lack of space with all our other shopping, I ended up getting one at Costco and one at Walmart. They were the same size and type, but different brands. Today, … Continue reading Shelving it
After all the snowmelt yesterday, we had ourselves a few skating rinks around the yard! The ice wasn't quite thick enough to hold my weight as I did my rounds. Boy am I glad I found those rubber boots. Even if I had to cut the tops. Wider would have been nice, too, but at … Continue reading Drainage
Having received shipping confirmations for the seeds we ordered, the girls and I have been talking about just where we are going to plant what we're getting, and what we need for what we're getting. In the two years we've been here, we've been working at reclaiming neglected spaces before we could even consider planting … Continue reading Garden layout plans