the epicenter of awesome.

Our yard is shaping up! Over the weekend, we did a ton of weeding in the garden, including the brick edging, which was overrun with grass. That was a lot of work, and totally worth it. We managed to get one of the two lawnmowers in the garage running, so Matt did the whole yard, and I went through and ...

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How awesome was this weekend? This awesome: Friday afternoon, I went to a half-hour long happy hour with Mary, where I finally got to see the new 501 Club (was: Matty B’s, now owned by the 331 Club folks). Then Matt and I rushed over to St Paul for the Cinco de Mayo festivities in District del Sol. We saw ...

someone please fix the terrible 80s-rock playlist in my head.

It turned to summer yesterday. Just for one day, but it was enough. I watered the grass seed (after discovering that we have a sprinkler that will water not just our yard, but almost the entire block), found spinach sprouting in my garden (if I catch a bunny near it, there will be hell to pay), and sat out on ...

only two weeks… 2

I want to plant things! And it’s not time yet!! I’m so excited about our yard. I haven’t had any of that since we sold our house 37 years ago (ok, it feels like 37 years ago. It was actually May 2005; it’s really only been 4 years??); the closest thing in recent years had been the shared patio at ...