Tagged: landscaping


I think I went a little bit crazy

I have a real problem with nurseries. I visit the store with the best of intentions, to buy one or two things for a particular purpose. But I just can’t help myself. I find all sorts of unique, beautiful, good-smelling plants that I just have to have. Once I get my car-load of plants home, I wonder what I was thinking. I don’t lack this self-control in other areas of my life. (Except for maybe ice cream.) At the Campbell Farmer’s Market this morning, I bought a few herbs to plant in pots. It is annoying to buy a bunch...


Annual Family trip to the snow cabin

In February, we took the annual trip to my sister-in-law’s cabin up in the Sierra Mountains. Like every year, we had a blast. But this year, we had a houseful! My oldest brother, Dean came with his wife Christina and their girls Katie and Jojo. Kim and his wife Lisa, along with ALL their kids – Taryn, Sarah, Paige, and Alec were there. My parents, and Dave and I. That made for 14 people!! Taryn, Dave and I slept in “Siberia” – the room off the garage which is located below the main level, so it was freezing cold. Everyone...