Archive - April 2011

April’s Kitchen Remodel: Overview So Far

I’ve been a little AWOL for the last month but I have a good reason.  Namely, I’ve been working like mad on my kitchen. We’ve gone from tile floors, low ceiling, and completely different floor plan back in...

Try, Try, again

Take 1: Take 2: Take 3: Sometimes we have to keep trying to get a picture that looks like success. Happy Monday! –Cath

Glorified Poop Pad

Over the winter this yard turns into a glorified poop pad more than a yard, but with spring turning the world green again, it’s time to reclaim the grass. Move over mutt, I’m taking back the yard. In preparation I took our...

Winter’s claim

Last fall the frost killed off all the annuals in our planters. Like the ghetto residents we are, Rachael and I left the sticks and leaves where they were. And now that it’s spring it’s time to clean out winter’s claim...

A Portrait of Five Children

April has five children, each with their own personalities. And all with a LOT of personality. It is one of the joys of being in a family; negotiating the humor, hungers, and desires of so many individuals. This is humanity at is...

Tree in progress

Nearly two years ago I planted this maple tree.  It was tall to begin with, but I believe it’s grown at least several feet. And now with the spring coming on it’s beginning to bud. I love how trees and plants are so willing...

April Showers

We’re having some April weather mixed with a little winter. Please snow, we’d like our spring. –Cath