Posts Tagged "backyard"

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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Staining the Fence

Liz and I woke up early, had some breakfast, and were out around 9AM throwing blankets over our plants… preparing for our big day painting/staining the fence. We bought an airless paint sprayer last night, and wanted to make sure everything was protected.

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The Sloppy White Wire

That said, I’m not sure what kind of wire this was. Cable from Comcast? I normally think of black wire for them. Phone line for AT&T? The challenge is that I want to call and complain (and tell someone to come and reinstall it properly), but I don’t have a clue who to call.

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