The Opening Ceremony

Welcome to the grand opening ceremony! What an exciting event we have here today! You may not know what all the fanfare is about but you will in a minute. Alright, everyone get ready – here come the VIPs! That’s right, folks, today you have the privilege of witnessing the official opening of the second … More The Opening Ceremony

Tree Business

I have been taking care of a lot of tree business around here lately. Trees have been pruned, trees have been given final notice and trees have been bought. We decided that the yellow-fleshed plum tree was going to get the chop due to its pollination-related performance issues. I haven’t beenĀ able to ascertain what cultivar … More Tree Business

In Which Insane Outdoor Tasks Are Completed

Completing insane outdoor tasks rates pretty highly on the pleased-ometer scale. A couple of nights ago I completed one: The Sticks. And I’m feeling pretty chuffed. What started out as The Sticks; removing the long mountain of sticks and wood that somehow accumulated along the back fence by the woodshed, turned into The Place of … More In Which Insane Outdoor Tasks Are Completed