Category Archives: Garden

500

Back in August of 2010, we started this blog so folks back in Texas could keep up with us. This is the 500th post. I don’t post near as often as I used to, but I have managed to post … Continue reading

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And Just Like That

It’s back to school for Rebekah and I. We started on Tuesday with another year of Classical Conversations. For Rebekah’s senior year she is doing a half day at CC: Shakespeare, Philosophy, and Chemistry. She’s doing two classes at home: … Continue reading

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End of Another School Year

Rebekah and I finished up another year of Classical Conversations on Tuesday. Here’s the before and after. Hopefully we all learned a few things. Rebekah still has a little math and biology to finish up, but it’ll be nice to … Continue reading

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March: Come and Gone

March was a full month for us. Jenna and Lauren were home two different weeks for their spring break. Thankfully they overlapped a weekend. Jenna brought home one of her housemates, and we had an enjoyable week together. Rebekah and … Continue reading

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Closing

We have an official closing date of September 20. We’ve bought some appliances and started thinking about paint colors (that’s an overwhelming proposition—what is the actual difference between “hazy dawn” and “coconut cream”?). We’ve made a list of what needs … Continue reading

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Eight Years and Counting

Eight years ago today, we arrived in NC. Some of us have changed a little. To celebrate, we pickled 14 pints of okra. While we actually did pickle all that okra, it wasn’t really in celebration of anything. The summer … Continue reading

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Spring

I think spring has finally won the battle, but it’s been a long time coming. It dropped below freezing the last day of April, but the trend has been upward since, even getting into the 80s a couple of days … Continue reading

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