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Washing rocks (no, that’s not a euphemism)

On Saturday I resolved to clean up the “plant bed”** at the front of the house where we removed the big ugly bushes (See entry: 12/15/2006 Clearing (yard) clutter). Here’s a cruddy before picture: Note the dappled grey/green/white “plant bed”. When I was about half way into the project Marc came into the front yard from the back yard (he…

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Clearing (yard) clutter

On the last day of my vacation (ie, last Sunday) we finally cleared out the overgown, scraggly, balding bushes at the end of the walkway. I have always known that getting rid of them was the “right” thing to do… but Marc thought it was just a bunch of work for no real reason. Despite this he agreed to help…

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Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree

For the last year I threatened to do it. I hated the three pine trees in the front of our house. All year long (in fact since we bought the place) I said that at our first chance we’d cut them down and make them into Christmas trees. Ta-da.