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Month: June 2014

Kelly, Kelly, how does your garden grow? ?>

Kelly, Kelly, how does your garden grow?

When I shared our backyard renovation last month it was clear that our backyard has come a long way since we bought it in March of last year. And after a lot of planting, pest fighting and sun our garden is thriving! We’ve even been able to harvest some of our herbs, carrots, rhubarb and raspberries. It has been fun to check the progress of our garden each day when we get home, but it hasn’t been easy. We’ve been…

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Life, Death and The Pursuit of…Stuff? ?>

Life, Death and The Pursuit of…Stuff?

Last month I experienced a part of life that was new to me – I lost my first grandparent, my Grandmother Mae. Her health had been declining for a few years, and took a turn for the worst a few months ago, until her body finally had enough and she died peacefully, surrounded by our family. It’s been comforting to know that she is no longer in pain, but selfishly, I still want her to be here. I miss talking…

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