On Jan 12 I had a lot of things happening.Continue reading “Too much – and just right”
I was downstairs, on the phone with S, pedaling my overdue miles, when I heard an unholy sound. A high-pitched alarm sound.Continue reading “Even More Thankful”
Come a day that’s not wet, not too terribly cold, and not windy, it’s time to pull out the rake and gather up the leaves.Continue reading “Fall chores”
I chose the unit with the buttons on the front, not the top of the door.Continue reading “One repair completed”
The window crack we discovered in the fall. I started making phone calls about it, but not finding someone to fix or replace it. And then a busy fall, winter began, and travel and travel, and then… pandemic.Continue reading “Broken things”
This particular lament could describe me on a fair number of workdays.
It describes many of us after 4 years of government-by-crisis (or is it crisis-by-government?).
But no, in this case I refer to something more concrete and tangible.Continue reading “Drained”
There’s a swale in my back yard.
It runs from the neighbors at right, under the deck by the pond, in front of my shed (where I installed a dry well to further help with drainage), to my neighbors at left. Who Continue reading “A river runs through it”
Over the fall and winter, the pond gets netted over to keep leaves out of it. As long as I don’t lose power to that outlet (which was a thing this last winter and I can’t wait to be able to have an electrician in to look at it) the waterfall runs around the clock, all year long. Continue reading “Pond maintenance”