Gunlocke Library Chairs for the Library

As you may or may not recall, a couple of months ago we got a new loveseat for the library, and said loveseat’s diminutive proportions made our side chairs look somewhat ridiculous:   I sold those chairs (and our old chess table) to my mom the other day to sell at her shop. She gave me $70 for everything and … Continue reading

Filling in holes in the yard: the most ridiculous post ever

It was a really beautiful weekend, weather-wise, and we had a much more open schedule than usual. No math tournaments, no plays or rehearsals, no birthday parties, no pet adoptions….the only thing we had Saturday was our neighborhood’s annual barbecue, and that didn’t start until five. So–yardwork! We would get ALL the yardwork done! We would weed and mulch and … Continue reading

The Last Halloween Post: Doctor Who Costumes and Halloween Trail Mix

I love this time of year–the whole beginning of fall through Christmas corridor–but it sure is hectic. So here’s my wrapping up Halloween before moving on to Thanksgiving and Christmas (and a bathroom makeover!) post. First up: costumes! Two out of four kids decided on Doctor Who costumes this year. And I decided on a Doctor Who costume on Abe’s … Continue reading