Archives for "September, 2010"
Last weekend, we took a little trip to the mountains to check out the leaves changing. Although I do miss the variety of fall colors in TN, the aspens are pretty spectacular as well. We camped Friday night near Kenosha Pass and then headed back to the pass for a bit of hiking on the [...]
While in Nashville, we had the pleasure of attending my old roommate Mandy’s wedding in Gallatin. Mandy spent countless hours making countless items for the wedding. Now I wish I had taken pictures of some of her details! You can check them out on her blog if you want to bask in your own laziness [...]
As part of my ever increasing domestic aspirations, I did some more canning. Last week, I canned tomatoes. I didn’t have enough from my plants to can and since they’ve been tasting bad, I went to my favorite Berry Patch Farms and got a box of organic tomatoes. Peeling, coring, and seeding the tomatoes was [...]
We had a wonderful trip to Nashville around Labor Day. The weather was shockingly not hot which was such a blessing. We were hit with the humidity when we exited the airport, but it didn’t bother us again. During the trip, we were quite busy, but we had a great time visiting with family and [...]
A couple of weeks ago, we had our 5th anniversary. For our honeymoon in 2005, we went to San Francisco and Yosemite National Park. When Joel needed to go to San Francisco a few months ago (part 2, part 3), we figured that would be our main anniversary celebration since it was almost 5 years [...]
In the summer of 2001, (summer after my freshman year of college) I painted houses for my summer job. That summer, I learned at least two things: I learned how to paint I learned that I hated painting I guess while high on paint fumes one day, I decided that my friend Jason Rice and [...]
We recently returned from our trip to Nashville and were a little worried about our garden. Temperatures crept down to the high 40s a couple of nights while we were gone, and tomatoes hate temps below 50! Things were looking ok, but they are definitely slowing down. As expected, based on the baby zucchini when [...]