Archive for June, 2009

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A Little House History

We know a lot of the details about our house and it’s little spot on the Earth.  Here’s a quick summary: 2007 – we purchased the house from the estate of Henrieta Walker. 1961 – the house was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Walker. 1959 – 1961 – two different owners occupy the house for [...]

Our Adorable Nephew

His mommy sent this to me in an email today to wish me a happy b-day.  So cute!

We can eat outside

The first level of the deck is bolted down and ready for dining upon. Mike laid out the deck boards on Monday so they could dry out and Frank had hoped to get them all stained this week before they were installed.  But, of course, it rained all week.  So, they’ll be stained later.  In [...]

Our Sad Little Garden

Ah, our garden.  Well, we’ve had better luck in the past.  We’re not sure what happened, but this year is starting to resemble our sad garden from last year much more than our amazing garden from the year before.  A slide show of our so-far-not-so-impressive garden is available here.  This year we took the first [...]

Bonnie, Tom and Seda

Bonnie and Tom came to visit last weekend.  We wanted to post then, but had some technical difficulties with the computer (keyboard not working — not so useful for writing blog posts, and network card that failed).  Thus the flurry of postings this weekend. It was great to see them.  We went to a neighborhood [...]

Progress on the Back Deck – May 09

I swear DC has not had as much rain in the past 3 years as we’ve had in the past month and a half.  It started roughly the same day we took down the entire back porch structure (that has been protecting the house for 100 years) and hasn’t really let up for a month [...]