Time To Remodel — Day Zero

We visited the Remodel Expo in Greenville on January 12, 2020. We had free tickets and free parking. Lots of walking…(sigh) We’ve had it in mind to remodel our kitchen for a quite awhile now. Having purchased the kitchen cabinets and pretty much decided on...

April Surprise, 2021

Petunias. Took a short stroll around the yard today and discovered flowers which I did NOT plant, blooming in random places. These petunias have beautiful veins and may not last long. It’s always a thrill to watch this place we call “home” come alive...

Dear Aunt Milly – March 2021

The daffodils are up, the forsythia is barely yellow as the new green leaves rush forward to embrace the warmer weather. My peach tree has several blooms and the battle begins anew. The deer and the frost have eaten or killed every chance I’ve had for three...

A Journey Into BBQ: From Pig to Plate

Day Before: Thaw any meat that’s on the menu. Day Of: 9:25 a.m. Trek into the woods to locate a green hickory tree. One of the many large trees on this property. 9:38 Cut down the tree and drag it to the house with a truck and a chain. We didn’t cut down...

The End of My Rope is Frayed

As the title suggests, my rope is frayed. How long can one person be expected to hang on? The knot in my rope and muscles in my hand are tired; actually, beyond tired. There must be a new word for this feeling. Standing on a cliff’s edge not daring to look over...

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