Alpacas…at long last! My dream of having alpacas is finally coming to fruition. I used to teach a class we called Barnbuilders. The idea was that we would share our Continue Reading →
Painting over oil based paint with acrylic leads to a huge flop for my kitchen redo. Continue Reading →
Well it begins with leaving most of your seed collection outside on a rainy day. Step two involves leaving said seed collection for a couple more days in warm weather.
By day 3 you have an array of baby sprouts. This was not all what I intended to Continue Reading →
Things have not gone as smoothly as I had hoped with this move. We are still on track to get a 5 acre parcel of Texas heaven, but it appears there will be another week delay. Buying and selling a home has been classified as one the great stresses of adult life….now I know why. I have moved many times before, but my past moves have involved new construction homes in established subdivisions. The two things I want most to get away from. Continue Reading →
Check out local supermarkets for boxes, they generally throw them out on a regular basis and they can tell you exactly when to stop by. I especially like boxes from a liquor store. They have nice compartments that are perfect for moving fragile items. Another inexpensive suggestion is the moving wrap I used for my books. I also purchased some plastic tubs knowing that I could get use of them for storage at the new house. Continue Reading →
To most this idiom is an expression of anger or frustration ie. “Billy pulled my hair at school today and really got my goat!” For me, it is an exuberant exclamation of joy! ie. It’s my birthday and Jim is really getting my goat!!!
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