Spray Painting Old Bookends

It seems appropriate that today, the Autumn Equinox, the red hills around the house are covered in snow. The ground isn’t, but the hills are. I can’t even see the mountains; they are hidden by clouds. It’ll be warmer next week, and the leaves haven’t changed color yet, but…snow. What a perfect time to be…

Sunrise, Sunset

Ok, so I fib on the sunrise thing. I am not a morning person. Scratch that, I am not an early-morning person. Anything before 7 AM and I turn into Winifred Sanderson. Or Madam Mim. (That I have more than one GIF about hating sunshine saved on my computer probably says something significant about me.)…

Week Three

Today begins the third week spent in the new house. (New to us house. In reality, very old house.) On Saturday the internet was installed. Sweet, sweet internet. I would call it the nectar of life, but we all know that nectar of life is coffee. And that I have in abundance. The boxes are…

We Bought a House

We bought a 102-year-old farmhouse. We closed on Friday, September 1. Much like the day one must catch the Hogwarts Express. To backtrack a little, the husband and I began looking at houses with a realtor in May. 4 houses. That is all we looked at. Unfortunately, I am one of those irritating high maintenance…