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Home Sweet Home

What’s Blooming Now

It's a cool, shady morning on the patio, and lots of things are in bloom here - the perfect spot for drinking my coffee - and I thought I'd share some flower photos with you. When mom was here in early May, we planted some flowers together over Mother's Day weekend.  Mom planted a big pot of zinnias and coleus right by my front steps, and they are going gangbusters now!  A few weeks ago,…
Home Sweet Home

Patio Project

Ok, so, after a long dry spell, let's try to get back to normal life here, shall we? It's finally springtime in Ohio!  And my new place has a patio, which until recently looked like this. When I moved in last summer, working on this patio was the least of my worries.  (Remember there was a crazy long list of indoor projects that needed to be tackled!)  So I used it a couple of times…