Backyard Beautification Project – Phase 1

We bought our house because of our backyard. I know that might seem like a oversimplification of why we would sign away the next thirty years of our lives, but it's mostly true. Yes, there were a lot of things to like about our house, and we still like those things about our house, but … Continue reading Backyard Beautification Project – Phase 1

Ringing in 2016

Like many, I'm not a huge fan of New Year's resolutions mostly because I understand that psychologically, many resolutions are made to be broken. We Americans joke about it every year, don't we? When we lived in Indiana we were faithful members of the local YMCA. Since it was less than five minutes from our house, … Continue reading Ringing in 2016