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Spring cleaning in the garden

We finally made it over to our plot in the community garden. We were greeted by So Many weeds. Here’s our plot, between the pink lines: Oof. It was an exercise to pull all those weeds; they had put down some roots. In the end we managed to get most of it out and covered…

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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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