Gardens Gone Wild! Originally uploaded by Kate O’ Our garden has gone almost all summer without maintenance (darn my pesky thyroid), and it really shows. We haven’t been too concerned about it, figuring my health us more important than a
We’re well preserved! Originally uploaded by Kate O’ (Thanks to Busy Mom for the subject line. 🙂 ) Not sure why this didn’t post to my blog when I posted it to flickr. That whole “post to flickr and your
Detail of front walkway at gate, originally uploaded by Kate O’. One of the interesting things about getting deep into any major project, like renovating a house and yard, is that new metaphors sometimes emerge throughout the process. For me,
I thought about writing a year-end update yesterday, but the truth is, not all that much of note happened. And that’s a pretty good thing, as it turns out, because I was also thinking yesterday about how I’m feeling more
At some point today, the furnace stopped coming on periodically to blow heat, even though the house was noticeably cooling off. After a few hours, we tried switching the setting on the thermostat from “Auto” to “Fan,” and air did
I keep forgetting to mention that the guy who’s painting the tippy-top of the front porch (which I’m thrilled Karsten isn’t going to do himself) is the son of the guy who wrote (co-wrote?) “Lucille.” Now, come on. How Nashvegas
Would you be more inclined to translate “little disaster” as “kleine Katastophe” or “Katastrophchen,” since our intent is to use it as an affectionate term (as in “Unsere kleine Katastrophe” oder “Unser Katastrophchen”)? Or is there a better translation altogether?
I need to find a way to get one of these for Karsten.
I backed out of the backyard into the alley this morning — naturally, we’re parking out back these days — and was detoured when I got to the end of the alley by Morgan Park Place construction blocking my normal