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Baker’s dozen: GAP – Day 251

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. It’s officially the end of the weekend. I often feel this odd sense of loss on Sunday’s – it’s like the realization that in a few short hours the work week will start again – and I have not had enough opportunity to chill. Nevertheless, I get the same … Continue reading

The circle of life: GAP – Day 250

The circle of life: GAP – Day 250

Today’s GAP post is for attitude. This is Cita. She is crazy. I often think she looks like Ed, the ditzy hyena, from the Lion King. This photo confirms it. Tonight, Cita unknowingly completed the circle of life. We grow vegetables. This attracts lots and lots of bunnies. Cita enjoys chasing them. Tonight as I … Continue reading

Water Everywhere: GAP – Day 212

Water Everywhere: GAP – Day 212

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. Just sit back and let me tell you a story… It all started on Saturday afternoon when the kids came home from camp. Seth (our oldest) treks down to his room in our basement to sleep off his camp hangover. Suddenly, I head him say “Mama – there’s water everywhere … Continue reading

Extra hands: GAP – Day 199

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. This is my large and freshly mowed back yard. It takes several hours to mow and trim the nearly 2 acres that we cut. On average, the job goes something like this: • Riding mower, main yard – 2hrs. • Fenced area, push mower – 1/2hr. • Edging, Trimmer … Continue reading

Exhaust fan: GAP – Day 29

Exhaust fan: GAP – Day 29

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. I recently posted on Facebook about one of our bathroom ventilation fans that gave up the ghost. Here’s the story: I noticed the fan in the kid’s bathroom was out – neither I, or the kids who use it every day, are quite sure when it quit. So, I … Continue reading

Crash my patio…

I love watching those “do it yourself” home improvement shows – you know, the ones hosted by a super eccentric contractor-turned reality TV star?  While visiting my sister recently, my bro-in-law and I got sucked into the DIY channel.  Yep – and entire channel dedicated to doing it yourself.  Several of the shows we watched … Continue reading

Open mouth, insert bar of soap…

Isn’t it funny how little things can get the best of you?  Yesterday, we took the children to the Home Depot to make holiday picture frames.  While we were there, I decided it would be a great opportunity to update the weather stripping on the bottom of the garage door.  I found the easy to do slide-through-the-creases … Continue reading