Hello dear reader! It’s so good to be back among the living – or blogging – last week was moving week for us, and I’m just recovering. We moved for the first time in 18 years from Boston to Phoenix, and it was quite a major production. We wanted a change – of scenery, climate, and some new home and garden projects and I’m happy to say we got them all. It’s hot, but we love it. Instead of trees and gardens, we now have a pool and mountains, and there are more than enough new house and garden projects to keep us amused (or kill each other ) for a while. Continue Reading..
So the Fourth of July weekend ended with something
we’ve I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time. Clean out the garage! I know, wa wa wa, kind of a sorry way to spend a long holiday weekend. But hey, it was just a day, not the entire weekend. AND – we got it done. Everything was removed, placed in its respective pile – Toss, Keep, Donate (OK, we did have a few items on the Contemplation pile, but the rule was it couldn’t stay there for more than 30 minutes), and the place was swept out and cleaned up. We’ve been in our home for many years, and it’s amazing disgusting how much crap you accumulate. And even more disgusting how hard it is to part with the crap. Continue Reading..