Posted in May 2009

And The Wall Came a-Tumbling Down

“The Wall” that supported my front yard garden spot started falling apart during this past winter. I tired of constantly trying to patch it up and I let it fall. I decided I would need to do something about it this Spring and it wouldn’t be something I could do by myself. I declared 2009 … Continue reading

A Requiem for Little Tree

I knew I would have an answer as to whether Little Tree had made it through the Winter when I returned from my trip to babysit Zoe, Ammon, & Elise. The ever glorious Virginia Spring would be bursting out all over. Sure enough, the living Kwanzan Cherry trees in my neighborhood were little islands of … Continue reading


I recently spent a week helping to babysit my sister’s children while she and her husband took advantage of a fabulous opportunity to vacation in Cancun*. My Mom, Dad, and I made up “Team Adults”. “Team Kids” had Zoe, Ammon, and Elise on the roster. I think we all came out winners in the end. … Continue reading