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life in Richmond

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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Humidity

We arrived here in Richmond May 30'ish 2016.   I recall people talking about the heat, and the humidity. I was incredulous…what were these people talking about?   Currently, here in RVA Well we've been here a year now, and … Continue reading

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and the rain exploded with a mighty crash…

I can remember being at activities and events and if it started to rain people would scramble to get home because they had left doors or windows open. Tom and I never had to worry about that. Our house in … Continue reading

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my first GRTC ride

I took my first trip on the GRTC yesterday. GRTC = Greater Richmond Transit Company, or aka, the city bus. When we first got to Merida I used the city buses alot, then after a few years I got a … Continue reading

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ah, the garden

Many of you may remember my Merida garden – This is how it looked when we bought the place – During the first few years I made a deal with myself to once a day fill one cubeta (5 gallon … Continue reading

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