Tag Archives: pretty

National Zoo and DC

We spent the weekend in DC with Andy and Claire, and had a marvelous time, as always. Even the blisters are worth it. Some moments to share: And a bonus shot of last night’s incredible sunset after an intense storm … Continue reading

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Jam Overload

We spent Saturday canning more jam, since the peach trees in our yard were ready. When we were done, we pulled all the jars out of the closet and decided to add everything up, and it’s a surprising and almost … Continue reading

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Frittata and picnic on the Square

Fridays on the Square is a Harrisonburg tradition all summer, with alternating weeks of concerts and movies. This past Friday was a movie night, with Julie and Julia (which, shockingly, I had never seen), and I volunteered to help set … Continue reading

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Catching up – Thanksgiving, etc.

Since I haven’t been able to get photos off my camera for a while, here is an enormous photo dump for you – and not even in chronological order!

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Snowpocalypse 09

Normally, snowstorms bypass the Shenandoah Valley, because we’re so well protected by mountain ranges on both sides. Ice storms are a bigger problem here than snow, and the schools close if there’s an inch of snow on the ground. However: … Continue reading

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Returning: June

Animal harmony continued to increase at home: Greg and I attended a rainbarrel workshop, and came home with our very own rainbarrel; this lets us capture runoff rainwater from the roof and store it for watering the garden and flower … Continue reading

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Returning: May

What can I say, it’s been an intense summer. I’m going to add a post for each month since May, and try and hit the highlights. We planted the garden: Added some more flowers: Baked some pirate cupcakes: Greg, Dan … Continue reading

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