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or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for the 'kings mountain' Category


Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Sometimes the combination of fog and sunlight in the morning can be magical.

Catching My Breath

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Around a week ago I unpacked my last box and went back to work at the office in San Francisco after five days off to move and regroup. I spent this week trying to get caught up at work and came home every night and appreciated my new surroundings. Tomorrow I meet Beautiful Housecleaners (yes, [...]

Settling In

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

And on the 12th day, the cat claimed half the lower tier of the greenhouse window. And it was good. It’s also really good to have friendly, open, trustworthy landlords who are sincerely happy that I’m happy. Praise be.

Moving, Comments

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

I’m moving about 90 seconds south of where I currently live. As is my wont, I’ll be packing, loading and unloading a pickup truck daily/nightly over the next couple weeks, just to spread out the pain. And when I say “spread out”, I mean “prolong,” of course. Due to the relocation/siege I may not be [...]

A Bad Day Gardening Is Better Than….

Monday, April 28th, 2008

…just about anything, and yesterday wasn’t a bad day, neither. Here’s what the front patio looks like after a few hours’ sprucing-up on Sunday.

Talk About the Weather

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

A huge storm hit these parts on Friday, January 4th. I was without power from 9am that day until 2pm Sunday. I’d bought a gas generator the day before, thinking I could hunker down and maybe keep my fridge going and have some internet access while the lights were out. But along with the blackout, [...]