Monthly Archives: April 2012


I’m heading a few hours North to an adult learning opportunity: Learning how to camp with my Girl Scouts. This is just leaders camping and learning how to manage camp with girls, girls and more girls. I’m suuuuuper excited about … Continue reading

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’round here these days

*Work at the new house continues! Eli laid the tile in front of the sliding glass doors that go out to our future deck… …and he grouted the tile that is in the entryway. *We’re expecting the shipment of our … Continue reading

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a late april surprise

Surprise! See what we awoke to!! Gotta love NY!

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earth day

This earth day I headed out and for 2 miles had mud under my sneakers, rain in my face, birdsong in my ear and turkey’s gobbling in the distance.  I’m beginning to love running. Here’s my running track.  Who wouldn’t love … Continue reading

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my heart has been warmed

Is there a better gift in life than to see your children running through the door clutching flowers for you with wide mouthed grins? I think not.

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beneath our feet

First, Eli laid tile in the area by the front door. We’re having a friend custom make the threshold piece that will go between the tile and the hardwood. Then it was time to start! We purchased this hardwood floor … Continue reading

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coming up

We’re a bit too busy for all out gardening yet but there are a few things coming up around here! Oh, Asparagus….yum! Eli planted some acorns last fall….we’ve got 7 English Oaks coming up! Garlic is doing wonderfully! And we … Continue reading

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a little cut

Here’s my boy. Well, the way he used to look anyway. First snip…. Oh man, I was really tempted to convince him to keep this look!! Then Summer decided at the spur of the moment that she was ready to … Continue reading

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finish work

With words like “finish work” it sounds like things could move along quickly. But alas, that’s not the case. We both have been sneaking up the hill to put in an hour here or an hour there. But each piece … Continue reading

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’round the new house

We have been so busy around the new house lately! We are so close to the end that we want to spend all the time that we can there to get things done! All closets are done! Here is the … Continue reading

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