Category: Just Me

More yard progress

The bit of the yard between the garden an the neighbor’s drive had, like many things, gone out of control. This was out of control before we got here. There was the vine asshole plant that had growth rings and had been...

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3 < 2

In a couple of weeks I’m flying out to hang out at my company’s office. I figured I would check how much more it would be to fly out a bit earlier in the week to visit Jackie in Seattle. What I thought was that I...

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Closer to a garden this year!

Last year we moved to this house in the middle of March. Then unpacking and everything got up too late to set up the garden. This year we have a far better handle on it. We got the garden trimmed back to basically dirt. And...

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A long way to come

Pictured about is a lowly coffee mug. I got this when Ennie brought me lunch as we were moving into a new office when I worked with QuinStreet. As is obvious, this was purchased from Jim Alesci’s in Solon, Ohio, just down...

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Presidents’ Day?

I was in my bi-weekly sprint planning and noticed that “Presidents’ Day” is named as a holiday. I had never had that day off. In Cleveland and Seattle it’s a government and bank holiday, but ain’t...

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Septic Island no more

From looking at aerial photos over the years there was a patch of the yard that had been overtaken by weeds for years. At least since 2013 something has been a bit amiss. As the previous owners lived here, it just slowly grew...

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Suberb Owl 2020

This was one of the better Super Bowls I’ve seen. Close and not a blow-out. The Seahawks win back in 2014, while it was awesome as a Seattleite, was a dreadful football game. This year I’m close to KC distance-wise,...

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Creek cleanup

Between Ennie and I, we spend the better part of the day cleaning up the front yard next to the creek. I honestly don’t think the previous owners really did too much to keep things in tip top shape… Including pulling...

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