wall street

This was an oldie. In it was one of Michael Douglas’s more memorable characters, Gordon Gekko. I have always been a Michael Douglas fan (though it seems he hasn’t been in much lately) and I always hear about this movie when I read about him, so I thought we’d watch …

something new

Last year, I heard about garlic scapes. What are garlic scapes? Why, they are the flowers that would form on the garlic plants, but they are removed (before they flower) so that the bulbs get larger. In previous years, I just pitched them, but I heard they are edible so …

sick kitty

At the end of last week, we noticed that Ariel’s eye looked funny. I called the vet and they said to watch it and see if the problem resolved on its own. It did not, so Brian took the cat to see the vet yesterday. We are waiting for the …

happy hour

On Wednesday, I met up with a couple of friends from work for a happy hour (Working Woman’s Wednesday) at The Backdoor Cafe. It was only my second time at that restaurant, but it continues to impress (and I’m not impressed easily). We probably sampled half the items from their …

demolition man

Yesterday, with the help of a backhoe, Brian removed the garage from our office property. Here’s a before and after photo. Today, he removed the footer from the concrete pad with a borrowed jackhammer. In a couple of weeks, we’re going to get a big load of gravel and presto!–we’ll …