Today we had sunshine, rain, sleet, hail and high winds…. all repeated several times.
I know spring is coming. The calendar assures me it will be here soon.
And I found snow peas.
I started going through my blog posts, getting my thoughts organized for my book. (Ok, for years readers have told me I should write a book, so I am. Hope those same readers buy it)
Anyway, one of the things that quickly became obvious … Continue reading.....
One problem those of us with a potager have is an abundance of vegetables.
The other problem is that everyone else has the same abundance.
When one has guests for lunch it's only logical to offer freshly picked produce from the potager.
But, some … Continue reading.....
My books are unpacked!!!!!
It was exciting…
It also took forever.
Not the unpacking, so much as the organizing.
I had to track down all the odds and ends of books that had been dug out of various boxes or added to the library over … Continue reading.....
I love a party.
I love pasta.
So when I heard from Ruth that Presto Pasta Nights was turning 5 (5!!!) I had to join the fun.
I've hosted this event a few times in the last 5 years but have been sadly remiss in … Continue reading.....
We've (I'm allowed to help, briefly, when absolutely necessary) been hanging wall paper.
I was forced to allowed to pick it out a few weeks ago.
Now comes the moment of truth – do we like it….
We did one wall in white. … Continue reading.....
Rumor has it that there’s a Big Game this weekend.
To be honest, I had to Google ‘Super Bowl’ to be sure.
It doesn’t have much of a following here.
It is broadcast here, live on some channels, but it starts after midnight, on a … Continue reading.....
How I spent the last weekend of summer….
We had 10 cubic metres of firewood delivered this weekend.
I stacked it.
The photo above shows it half done, below all neatly stacked.
When I started, the concrete slab was empty.
Mon mari was busy building….… Continue reading.....
We moved into our new bedroom.
It was wonderful to be back in our very own water-bed again
I haven’t found all the bedroom stuff yet – so the shelves are still mostly empty.
On the other hand, I also haven’t found room for … Continue reading.....
The finishing starts.
One could take issue, linguistically, with that sentence.
But from a practical standpoint, we are most happy to start the finish.
The walls (in one bedroom) are filled in, pointed, repaired and cemented.
He started plastering this morning – after the photos.… Continue reading.....