Archive for January, 2011

I’d Rather Be Gardening

But we decided last weekend that it was time to tackle the garage. When we first had our house up for sale two years ago, we de-cluttered and moved lots of things – furniture, books, all kinds of stuff – to a storage room. Last year, we got tired of paying the rent for the […]

January 19, 2011 · Harry · One Comment
Posted in: Gardening, House

Walmart Hates Bananas

I said I wouldn’t do it again. I knew not to do it again. But I did it again anyway, and now I’m back to saying I’ll never do that again. “Never buy bananas from Walmart, Harry!” Walmart mugs their bananas. Saving a few cents a pound isn’t worth it when you have to throw […]

January 13, 2011 · Harry · No Comments
Tags: ,  · Posted in: Life

One Year In 2 Minutes

A very cool video from Oslo, Norway… One year in 2 minutes from Eirik Solheim on Vimeo.

January 12, 2011 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Environment, Weather

They Said There Would Be Snow

OK, they (the weather people) said there might be snow, and sleet, and freezing rain. They said there would definitely be a mix of some of that, and it would be nasty. If snow, maybe 4″ (don’t laugh, that qualifies as a blizzard in Mississippi); if ice, possibly up to an inch accumulation. That would […]

January 9, 2011 · Harry · 3 Comments
Posted in: Gardening, Weather

Starting Over

I mentioned that after having our house for sale, I was ready to get back to gardening for me. Us. Me. It will actually be even more of a blank slate, because of some foundation work we’re having done. I had planted some nandina on the side of the house to screen the air conditioner […]

January 6, 2011 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Gardening