Home improvement

Dear Baby, In an ideal world, you and I will only share my body for another three to seven weeks.  Half of the time, I reflect upon this and think “Wow!  Really?  Only three to seven more weeks?  Time flies!” The →MORE...

Mar 10, 2011
Several months back, Donald and I decided that it was about time we began addressing our daughter’s play needs.  Which, let’s face it, sounds completely ridiculous. It’s like saying you want to address your cat’s scratching needs.  I mean, THE CAT →MORE...

Feb 11, 2011
Over the course of several weekends, Donald and my father built a chicken coop.  On Sunday afternoon we transferred nine laying hens into the coop just before that big annual Superbowl football event wherein men everywhere – followed by bags of →MORE...

Over the weekend, my family filled the truck bed with weeds five times.  We also knocked down several hornet’s nest and chopped down four or five enormous shrubs to clear space for Charlotte’s play area near the garden and several raised →MORE...

Jun 10, 2010
The biggest difficulty that Donald and I face is that we have no idea how to get started.  We decided to first create a vegetable garden, but having spent most of our lives up to this point buying vegetables in frozen →MORE...