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The honeybees have arrived

Resisting a “landing” pun… I took a beekeeping course last month through Azure B in Marbury MD. It consisted of two 3-hour long, classroom-based, classes and one apiary-based demonstration. After the demo we could pick up any bee packages we had ordered. I had ordered two packages of bees. (I also ordered my hives from…

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Goals for 2015

It’s been a year since we moved in to our house in the Moyaone, and what I should really do right about now is to write a post reflecting back on what we’ve accomplished in that time, but since I’m writing this outside on a BEAUTIFUL fake spring day, I’m more in the mood to…

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A new dining room chandelier. Brassy!

Today was a good day. We installed this in the dining room! In March of last year we replaced the unfortunate chandelier that came with the house with a vintage red plastic saucer pendant…but then I immediately found something better. The You Make It Chandelier, designed by Lindsey Adelman, is really cool. The instructions to…

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Roof Watch Part 5: Done, and then some.

Happy New Year! It’s been about a month and a half since the new roof went on. I know you’ve been anticipating the big roof reveal—unable to sleep, no visions of sugar plums dancing in your heads, up all night wondering what we’ve been up to; wondering if the roof went on smoothly; wondering if…

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