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Citrus for Days

By on February 27, 2017

Over the weekend we finally completed (mostly) the side garden in our backyard. The old bricks were pulled up and new ones were laid to make a beautiful garden wall. The left portion will be azaleas (our backyard has tons of these) and the right side will be A’s…


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Remembering Moments

By on February 23, 2017

More than anything I want to remember what it’s like to live. I’ve been recording video of our everyday adventures and I’m finally getting around to putting them together. We’ve done vlogs before but now I’m the one behind the camera and choose to do them a bit differently. This time…


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Exploring the Backyard

By on February 8, 2017

I do not know where to begin. Our backyard has all sorts of odd things going on and I love it. The “harsh” weather is pretty much out of the way and it’s time to Spring Clean the whole property. As you can see, our garage/potting shed/spider infested apartment/creepy…


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Abandoned Buddha

By on January 30, 2017

What happens when you discover a Buddha statue (Ho Tai) in your backyard?

After moving into the new house Howard cleared out some of the backyard brush and discovered this Buddha statue (Ho Tai) against the fence surrounded by little stones. I guess the previous owner abandoned the statue or maybe…


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Winter Update

By on January 20, 2017

Winter weather only lasted one day here in Texas. There was a moment when the sun was out and the wind was blowing so cold our eyes were watering. Then just as suddenly as it arrived, the cold weather left. Now when I look outside it’s a bit deceiving…


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Resolutions and the Violin

By on January 2, 2017

Now that the milk and cookie have been consumed it is time for the family to make a list of resolutions for the new year. Last year I did a reading challenge of 50 books and I didn’t quite hit that mark but I’m still proud of myself. I about…


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Merry Christmas From The Dead Rats

By on December 25, 2016

Our house smells like rotting rat carcasses dipped in a caramel brûlée latte. -_- I guess the poison worked and we now have dead rats decaying in our walls. The especially stinky one is located right below A’s bedroom so we’ve been airing out that portion of the house all…