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Happy 4th of July!

July 4th, 2021
Mother Nature’s show tonight. Good monsoons = good sunsets.

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Legit Monsoons

July 1st, 2021

Let me count all the ways last year was not good: lack of summer monsoons being just one item of many. No significant cloud formation even, let alone glorious drops of water falling from the sky.

….so you can imagine the excitement when this happened – the start of what is turning out to be a legit summer monsoon season. I kid you not, we heard hoots and hollers from afar when we ran out in it. (I even teared up a little bit).

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Summer summer summertime

May 23rd, 2021

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Spring Harvest

May 15th, 2021

Many things didn’t go well last year, our garden included. Home bound with the pandemic last spring we had decided to do a planting, but even under our tender loving care it never had a chance. The critters were RELENTLESS. They dug, climbed and jumped their way in, eating every last tasty green morsel. We thought the basil would be spared, because for the longest time it went untouched. But nope, after everything else was eaten…..they ate that too.

Things are seeming better this year. Garden…and otherwise. :-)

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The fire still burns on the mtn, the temps are roasting, the monsoons are late, the virus rages on…

July 16th, 2020
…but the sunsets are still dang beautiful

As Ivan would typically say in a moment of reflection such as this: “Thank you, Mother Nature!”

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Two new doors and a crane

May 17th, 2020
Old cheap purple kitchen door with a doggie door for good ‘ol Morgie
New kitchen door
Old crooked falling apart always stuck let the bugs in dining room door
New dining room door
And a crane built with scraps from the new doors

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Happy Mother’s Day to me!

May 10th, 2020
Love my little maniacs

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Home Project, done!

May 3rd, 2020

Like many, we’ve used this stay at home time to knock out a long overdue home project. We ripped down the shade structure in this corner of the back patio about a year ago. It was falling apart and ready to kill someone. My exact thought after it came down: “well, we won’t be getting around to re-building that for at least 3 years I’m sure.” So uh, thank you stay-at-home order?

And patio furniture (that I’ve wanted for like 10 million years!!!) will be here in a few weeks!

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Pandemic Perk

April 22nd, 2020
These feet haven’t worn shoes for the better part of 6 weeks!

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Happy Easter

April 12th, 2020

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