Posts Tagged "backyard"

Neighbor Tree Removal and Working From Home (Sorta)

To shut down the power, the workers needed access to our yard. In the hopes that I could potentially deter them from driving a truck through, I opted to work from home today. Funny thing is that, it wasn’t until last night that I realized no power === no Internet. And that I’d be unable to actually do any work, since everything I do involves being online.

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Inside Outside House Day

The day shot by really fast. House days tend to do that. Even though we try to aim to finish by 3PM, we always go over – propelled by the momentum of the day. It’s a good and bad thing, as we put in a solid day… but spent most of the day working.

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Debris Day (Bagster, Round 5)

It’s a funny thing – over the last few days, I’ve done a lot of research into dumpster rentals and disposing of things like concrete/brick/sand. You can’t just throw this out with the regular trash, as it all goes to a different place.

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Trimming the Yard

While Liz was working on mulch and addressing spots near the fence and garden boxes… I was working on cleaning up the perimeter. Specifically, the growth on our neighbor’s yard that’s been spilling over into the lawn.

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Busy Friday

I happened to be working from home today, and in talking with Liz… we decided to do our regular run after work. There was some rain in the forecast for tomorrow, so we opted to try to pack in a lot of outdoor stuff we had planned… today.

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Basement Work, Yard Work

Bob and Julie came by over the weekend, and spent a long Sunday afternoon helping us work on the house. While Julie and Liz were outside working on the yard, I was down in the basement with Bob.

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A Long Day of Outdoor Work

After brunch, we headed back home and suited up for a bit of yardwork. Neither Liz nor I intended to spend the rest of the day outside… but an hour turned into two turned into almost five.

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More Mulch

We’ll be trying to get some yard work done this weekend. Or at least, Liz will – as I’ll be working on cleaning a lot of the house while she’s gardening (it’s a divide and conquer kind of weekend). We have a busy few days, so hopefully some more interesting photos to share soon.

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