Fence Progress – March 24, 2011

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Willie and Martín arrived yesterday and did some fence post work. Since we’re building our fence up against the neighbor’s falling-down janky fence, we have to pre-stain some of the wood. That’s where I come in to play! I helped pre-stain last night’s fence posts and followed up on the already-cemented posts, staining the remaining …

Fence Update – March 21, 2011

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We have contracted with Erin’s co-workers (who work full-time jobs, so they work when they can) to build a fence. I will post pictures as work continues over the next few weeks. Hopefully, we’ll have it completed sooner than later. Since we’re using our part-time contractors, the project will take longer. However, I’m hoping that …

Succulents 2.0

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Some time during the two mega ice storms, we lost our succulent plants. It’s sad to see any plants keel over. We had them covered with a towel, but our plants lost the battle to the bitter cold. We are still figuring out what to bring inside when it freezes. Rookie move! Nevertheless, I have …