So we attacked the patio project last Saturday, and I’m a little stunned to be saying that we did it! We built a patio! And it looks pretty freaking good!Continue reading “Adventures in Landscaping: We Have a Patio!”
Varied stone layers
make the ground appear all too
Time for another landscaping update, and after only a week this time. A new record!
With help from my father-in-law, we actually made some surprising progress on the patio last weekend.Continue reading “Adventures in Landscaping: Patio Progress!”
It has officially been over a year since my first Adventures in Landscaping. I promise it has not been a full year since I’ve landscaped my yard (although we got pretty lazy over winter).
With another year gone and a baby in the house, our priorities and our available time to landscape have shifted. Last year, I wanted to install a rock garden in front of our fence. That did not happen, but check out what did!Continue reading “Adventures in Landscaping: Reevaluating the Yard”
May turned out to be an interesting month, although the first half is a blur to me. Honestly, most of the good parts happened in the last two weeks.
We had a nice weekend at the family lakehouse, where our son was baptized by his great-uncle the pastor. The baptism itself was a nice at-home affair, and was more about the family gathering than anything else. It also served as a great excuse to go boating and lounge in the sun, two of Teddy’s favorite activities (see above). Continue reading “June Write-Day: Summer is Looking Up!”
This has been a weird week in publishing world. From finicky software to minor non-errors, I’ve suddenly hit a number of hang-ups that probably aren’t a big deal.
It’s just been annoying. I know I’ll be able to iron out the kinks. Luckily, I’ve made progress in other areas this week. Continue reading “Friday Publishing-Day: So Close Yet So Far”
Even though Jessie was busy not hanging out with me this past weekend, I managed to get a head start on our landscaping project.
Before we rebuild my stone patio and plant verdant new flowers all over the place, we need to get rid of what’s currently there. This includes some leftover features from the previous owners, as well as some things the wife and I have decided to get rid of and start anew. Continue reading “Adventures in Landscaping: Demo is for Demolition”
A.K.A. white man asks Mexican for help with his yard.
So Jessie and I are in preliminary discussions of how to fix my shitty yard. I promise I will take before pictures so you all can see, but for now we’re mainly brainstorming. Continue reading “Pre-Adventures in Landscaping!”