Author Archives: gardenwithab

Attic library is under construction

Nancy has been harvesting and recycling materials and prepping them for installation, and today we got going on it. The white uprights are shutters we’ve been saving for just the right project, and this is it. By noon, it looked … Continue reading

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When you spend too much time on Craigslist . . .

First, there was Nancy’s visit to Gypsy Moon, where she found these amazing urns. They spoke to her! And then came home with her. Nice, but not working with the funky┬ávintage steel furniture. Then, we find a neighbor who is … Continue reading

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Our trees are at their peak!

Nice clear day, check it out. They smell great, too! And – here’s the robin egg update. No change:

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We put up some more stained glass

My front door has always had one small panel that was glass, and we obscured it in various ways. For the last few years it was painted white to match the rest of the panels. As we have been unpacking … Continue reading

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A Home for a Cubicle Collection, continued

This is what things looked like every morning when I came to work: Decades of toys and collections of goodies. As my new position no┬álonger requires office space, we needed to find a display area for these treasures. The third … Continue reading

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Disney Cruise 2017

The original goal, a post-birthday sail with our favorite (only!) cruise line. Found a passage that would simply include a day at Castaway Cay and a day at Key West. Perfect! We haven’t been on the Disney Magic, so it’s … Continue reading

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Garden fun, May 22, and Nancy is driving.

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Mother’s Day, we’re in the yard, of course.

Learn all about splashless bleach – and more!

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May 1! Garden prep

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Countertop install!

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