Category Archives: Everyday Stuff

Gardening in Richmond

At the house on Midlothian Turnpike I had put in several temporary style raised beds for veggies and herbs.  They were doing very well and we were getting lots of tasty fresh goodies; spinach, kale, lettuce, tomatoes, squash, chard, and … Continue reading

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the house, as staged for sale!

OK these are the photos from the realtors page of the house we bought.  As you can imagine, I am doing my best to “Debify” the house. I have not yet started painting any rooms, but am adding color using … Continue reading

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5.6

5.6, that’s how far we’ve moved, yep, 5.6 miles. We closed on the house 14 August, and immediately started moving stuff over.  We did it all ourselves until the following weekend when Tom rented a truck, and hired 2 guys … Continue reading

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This Old House

This old house, which really isn’t all that old, just a year or two older than me! One of the things I decided to do, and have sort of done, is to have fun with this house.  Not to worry … Continue reading

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Bat Shit Crazy

So it is Sunday morning, and I am putzing around, watering the garden, taking out the compost, picking up gumballs etc in the yard. Then Tom gets up, he indicated he wanted to walk with me this morning.  So I’ve … Continue reading

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dragons

Astrid assumed all dragons should be killed, until she met one…   This was an opening line to a book review. It resounded with me. Especially in these trying times. We, all of us, make assumptions. It's not until we … Continue reading

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What a Jerk!

I am a pescatarian.  Most people don’t know what that means so I usually just say vegetarian. A pescatarian, according to wiki, is a vegetarian that also eats fish, dairy, and eggs.  I pretty much agree with that. This past … Continue reading

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