Lessons in gardening…

My gardening has taken a huge turn this year. Last year, we tried to plant a mongo garden in our back yard. Since we didn’t have any grass, we figured we could use the entire back yard. What a colossal disaster that was. Despite an incredible amount of manual labor to till the ground and [...]

Move over Michael Phelps!

Tot can SWIM! Yes, she’s 3 and to be more precise, she can move through water that’s over her head for about 10-15 feet without drowning. She should be ready for the Olympics by the end of the summer. Or maybe just ready for swim team by next summer.

Get ready for the [...]

Business Maven Tot aka Yogurt Nazi

Things aren’t quite the same around here since Tot built her castle. The sign clearly states her title, although I suspect she doesn’t think we treat her with the respect that her status demands. But then it’s hard when you’re mopping up *accidents* and cleaning potties. On the other hand, I guess that is roughly [...]

Hello Brother…

Hey Blondie,

It’s a good thing you’re the hot weather type, ’cause you’re getting it. Computer says it was 104° yesterday… Is that warm enough? Did your Mom melt when she went to have dinner with you? Personally, I’m happy to have a few minutes outside and then go back inside to our nice geothermally- [...]

New Digs and other excitement

This morning, we bought our dream house in the mountains. Or as close as we’ll be getting to our dream house for a while. And the mountains for that matter. Okay, so it’s a fixer-upper, but it’s got a lot of potential, don’t you think? Remember — Less is More. Tiny houses are all the [...]