Remember those nifty home-grown pumpkins from a few posts ago? Well, last night Ann bought our annual package of carving instruments and we went to town. Here is mine which was made from the tallest pumpkin of the bunch: I figured since this is the 15th anniversary of The Nightmare Before Christmas, I thought I'd … Continue reading Pumpkins, Part Deux
Since it's getting closer to Hallowe'en, I thought I'd post a picture of the pumpkins we grew this year: Pretty cool, eh? By the way, the power's out in half of the house due to what we think is an electrical short somewhere, so I may stay home to TCB. We'll see.
My, how things have changed in the backyard. You might recall the two gardens we planted in the backyard not so long ago. It's been a long time since I mentioned anything about them so I thought I'd take some time and do it now. Bell peppers and beefsteak tomatoes: They never really grew as … Continue reading A Second Garden, Part Deux
I took a day off work yesterday to spend time with the family. In addition to dropping off and picking up Anthony from pre-preschool (he "officially graduated" to preschool and has the "diploma" to show for it), we decided to plant a new garden in some wasted space we had in the corner. One trip … Continue reading A Second Garden