Tropical Christmas

Tropical Christmas
I’m pretty sure one of the things that will be hardest to get used to here is the fact that it will be warm and sunny all holiday season. Now, I’m not complaining about that at all – that’s why we moved here, isn’t it? – it’s just that you have to constantly keep reminding yourself that it’s the holidays. ...

Watch Out Fi Dis

Since Matt and I both work from home, we trade weeks in the office (upstairs) and the living room (and now patio). The person downstairs gets to be in charge of the music. Since Matt lives in this house, we have nearly infinite ways of listening to music, between our bluetooth speaker and iPod setup, plus the TV with the ...

It’s Fall!

It's Fall!
We’re having a cold snap this week. It’s windy – like really windy, averaging 20-25mph – so the temperatures have been a lot lower than the previous several weeks. And when I say ‘cold snap’, I mean it’s 75 degrees. It’s perfect. So I worked on the patio today. Some of the chickens weren’t that thrilled to find me sitting ...

Sunday in Pictures

Sunday in Pictures
This morning, we headed to the Key West Garden Club plant sale at Martello Tower (the place I first learned that you could grow a billion varieties of orchids outdoors in Key West). I bought a bromeliad (another plant-nerd plant, from what I’ve heard), a couple air plants, a piece of cypress with a hanger that a couple in Fort ...