after years of fighting with a stupid mound that runs along the length of our property, this weekend we FINALLY rented a skid steer and removed it. by we i mean derek. and by removed i mean leveled it into our yard. the freshly leveled ground proved to be a wonderful play area for a […]
isaac has been very helpful in the garden this year.he is pretty good about waiting for us to show him which veggie to pick, except when it comes to tomatoes. apparently, they are too alluring for him. he just picks with reckless abandon. doesn’t really matter i suppose, since we always have zillions more than […]
on thursday, lorena and i (and two boys) went to the farmer’s market to pick up plants for this year’s garden. on saturday, in the upper 80 degree heat, i slaved away to get them all into the ground.we have 10 roma tomato plants, 4 cherry tomatoes, 6 beefsteak (i think) tomatoes, 4 bell peppers, […]
for the first half of isaac’s nap, i planted seven (almost dead) barberry plants along the side of our yard: for the second half, i performed minor surgery on my left index finger to remove a broken thorn that managed to shove itself under my fingernail. good times.
so, in an effort to make my blog more informative and less picture-ous, here is a post about what is going on in the life and times of the lidbombs… isaac:1. can identify most body parts on himself, other humans and poor sweet lucy.2. still only eats a few staples of nutrition and seems unwilling […]
the garden has been quite a hassle this summer, but i think it is finally in a manageable state. last summer, due to the boy, we decided not to have a garden, and instead opted to let the garden get overgrown with crabgrass and other weeds. so, we had our work cut out for us […]