Autumn

We’ve has a long and very hot Summer that ran farther than usual into October. But now, Autumn is finally here! There are still some warm-ish days but heat is gone and the nights range from crisp to down-right chilly. Since our summer was so hot and dry there was a chance that the fall…

Are we having fun yet?

They say that time flies when you’re having fun. Considering how everything seems to have flown by me lately, I must be having much more fun than I realized! I often find myself being swept away by the busy checking off of my daily to do list; today I’m looking out my window at the…

Looking Back and Moving Forward

It’s January 1, so Happy New Year! I’ve got the Rose Parade on the TV and a cup of tea on the table next to me so I’m ready to write. Every January 1 I find myself thinking about my Mom — today would have been her 96th birthday. As a New Year’s baby, she…

Mini Post: A New Look for an Old House

Our old farmhouse was looking a bit ragged when we bought it. It hadn’t been painted for several years and the folks that painted it didn’t prepare the surface correctly so the paint was coming off is big chunks. Just look at the siding near the corners! After looking into our options, we decided to…