the weekend

My weekend started 4 hours early on Friday. I took a half day in order to get some stuff done. Mainly, I was concerned about planting garlic in my garden. The weekend was calling for rain (though it didn’t end up raining today. go figure). So, I went outside on …

leatherheads

While I think George Clooney is a fine actor, I’m afraid this was not one of his better movies. The main problem was that the storyline was a little thin given the length of the movie (almost 2 hours). It was a period piece (set in the 1920s). All of …

garlic

I took this afternoon off work so I could do a few things around the house and finally plant the garlic in the garden. I normally like to do this mid-October (so I’m a week behind at this point). I was planning on doing it this weekend, but it’s calling …

pond winterization

After supper last night, I went outside to remove all of the leaves that found their way into the pond during yesterday’s crappy weather. After that, I put some netting over the pond, so I wouldn’t have to do that again. Closing the pond for the season goes in stages …