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tear down the wall

tear down the wall

What is it about 1970’s houses?  Why did they invent things like galley kitchens and walls-with-no-purpose? There isn’t much we can do about our kitchen, but we did have some funds left over after the porch addition to tear down the “wall” between the dining and living rooms.  It was more of a partition than […]

farm report

farm report

My garden is pitiful this season.  This is partly because porch construction covered the entire backyard during the main planting weeks, and partly because the of the Fowl Pests.  But we did try.  The kids and I stood between piles of lumber and cement and literally threw seeds into the raised bed.  We labeled them, […]

Aaand how about a post that's actually really new?

Aaand how about a post that’s actually really new?

So apparently I am more up-to-date than I thought.  I’d already posted those tweets of Violet’s and completely forgotten about it.  (Thanks for nothing WordPress search function!)  But I’ll make up for it by posting new tweets… at least… I think they’re new… eh… whatever… Mom! I cleaned my room! Actually, it was already clean, […]

catching up with Violet on Twitter

catching up with Violet on Twitter

Has it really been TWO YEARS since  my last post on Violet’s greatest twitter comments?  That is just unacceptable.  So, to make up for lost time, here is a sampling from late 2008 to early 2009: Could you push me on the swing? I had a rough night. Graaaaaham! If you come here I’ll give […]