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Creating An Oasis

Creating An Oasis

Jun 1, 2012

We have always had a tiny back yard.  Our lot butts up against the neighbors with only 25 feet separating our homes.  We had some mature trees and bushes which helped to provide some privacy and shade, but only a small concrete walkway and a 10′ x10′ brink patio we put in when the kids were little. The rest of the ground was covered with small...

Memory Mayhem

Memory Mayhem

Sep 27, 2011

With the recent September ’11 unveiling of Facebook’s new Timeline Profile, life before digital seems an ice-age ago, but it really wasn’t.  I just looked at my photo album from my 1973 high school senior trip. Wow, the fashions were frightening but I felt very cool in those size 9 platforms sporting a mood ring and probably wearing musk oil....

Battle of the Bedrooms

Battle of the Bedrooms

Sep 25, 2011

My husband and I recently had a fierce “battle of the bedrooms”.  He held strong to his battle strategy.  ”Whoohoo”, he shouted,  ”the kids are out of the house and it’s time to change up the bedrooms in a big way.  We can now have guest rooms that look like adult rooms and I can have a study.”  Well, I too held...