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Relief

It’s been getting progressively harder for me to breathe for the last month. During most winters the approach of Spring has been met with cries…

The Bible of My Future Life

MysteryMan and I spent hours in the bookstore this weekend, pouring over books about floorplans and landscaping and 1001 Reasons Why You’re Crazy To Build…

February 17, 2009 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

2009: We’ve Got Big Plans

And of course by “we” I mean, “I have spent the last three months wearing down MysteryMan’s resistance until he sees things my way.” Okay,…

February 8, 2009 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY & Memorial House Update

I bet with all the Red Pepper deliciousness on this page you thought I forgot I owned power tools, but fear notpeople, despite the rapidly…

November 23, 2008 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

Country Livin’ & A Big WOO HOO

I laugh at the title of this post because I may be the last person on the face of the planet from whose mouth you…

November 5, 2008 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

A little taste of our future life…

Definitely will not mind waking up and looking out over this in the morning… Of course, there was about 30 seconds of peace Saturday morning,…

September 21, 2008 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Hopefully the last time in my life I have to rip up stink carpet.

So, I’m not sure when in life there actually was enough hours in the day for me to get done everything I wanted to get…

August 24, 2008 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Gas Station History

Before I start this story, I just have to say… these things always happen to MysteryMan. When we first started dating forever ago (okay, okay,…

August 11, 2008 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

Fun with Gas (and possible explosions)

Okay, actually, nothing exploded. Even though I may have, at one point today, run bodily through some brush, dived, and covered my head for fear of…

August 10, 2008 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Eye level with a Canadian Goose

Alternatively titled: One of us is a Wuss. Do you want to know what this is a picture of? This is a picture of me,…

It’s gonna look like this.

Since MysteryMan has imposted the One. Project. At. A. Time. rule in regards to the Memorial house, and I can’t verbally talk about all of…

Exceedingly likely that I fall from a great height.

It’s been a couple of years since I did the kind of major house remodleing project that requires picking out a lot of stuff. Like…

July 23, 2008 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Memorial House Tour

Our tour of the Memorial House starts with the living room, and its Bright. Green. Carpet. (These previous owners were no where near as bad…

Testing the limits of our relationship.

MysteryMan and I thought perhaps this month wasn’t challenging enough, what with both of us giving up alcohol for 30 days, one of us starting…

At First Sight

If you’re wondering what this is… it’s a picture of me, falling in love. Yes, with rusted, cracked, apparently duct-taped, windows… which happen to belong…