Monthly Archives: April 2012

A 5K Run!

Last Saturday was a day of firsts. More specifically, it was a day of fashion and fitness firsts. (The alliteration is for you, Carolyn!) First, the fashion firsts: – It was the first time John put the plastic from a … Continue reading

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Let’s Go “Fly” A Kite!

Earth Day was Sunday. And it needed to be celebrated properly. And everyone knows a proper Earth Day celebration involves kite flying. We tried. We really tried. The lizard kite is kind of in the air. A little bit. (Look … Continue reading

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Pre-Earth Day Advice

I love holidays — all of them! (Administrative Professionals Day and Mexican Labor Day are both coming up!) AND — Sunday is Earth Day! I encourage you to do something Earthy. Plant some flowers, eat some Brussels sprouts, find a patch of green … Continue reading

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If the Chiquita Banana Lady Composted Her Hat…

…it would look something like this: Happy composting!  

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A Baby Orchard

I planted baby apple trees yesterday. One stayed in my back yard to befriend last year’s lone apple tree survivor. The other four went to grandma’s house. It was very exciting. All three little apple trees packed little overnight bags for … Continue reading

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Walking a Lawnmower (or Two!)

I took my lawnmowers for a walk today. These walks didn’t involve the shortening of grass. I walked my mowers on the sidewalk. Both lawnmowers were well-behaved, and I didn’t even have to use the baggies I brought along to … Continue reading

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Flora From the Yard of Laura

I planted about 200 tulips. About 10 of them bloomed. Perhaps next year, I can convince more of them to un-discover their roots and discover the above-ground world. Lilacs. They smell wonderful. Simply wonderful! But, if you say “lilac” too … Continue reading

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