that time

Gardening season is upon us. Over the weekend, I planted a bunch of peppers (bell and pepperoncini) indoors. And, today, I planted peas in the garden. I’m still waiting on my onion plants to get here (what the heck is up, Burpee?). Before this, I did some cleanup in the …

one year later

My parents are fully vaccinated, so Jake and I finally got to spend an evening with them on Saturday. We’ve not done so since last summer. We went there for a delicious turkey dinner/early Easter celebration. Things almost felt back to normal. Jake and I were able to score a …

bookcase tops

I ended up going with peel and stick tiles for the bookcase tops. I just want this project to be done and this seemed like the easiest route. I hope I don’t regret my choice. I got this one. It had the marble look I was after and I liked …

a is for alibi

This was the first book in Sue Grafton’s alphabet series. I read some of hers in the past, and this one was just as good as the others (maybe even better–it’s been so long I can’t remember). While organizing my library, I realized that I have about a third of …

dead fish

I took a look at the pond yesterday and was pleased to see a couple of larger goldfish swimming near the surface (I don’t know how this happens, but the fish always look bigger after the winter). I noticed that the netting needed adjusted so I went out back to …