We are at Chili’s

Not really a big story here. We have started letting the kids take turns picking where we eat out after church Sunday. Actually, it’s much more complicated than that because Matthew made all the minor rules, but that’s it in a nutshell. So here’s the token picture of the kids… Here’s a picture of Samuel […]

Pool, Day 29

So the decking is in, but not the stuff that goes between the bricks.  Which is okay because it still looks fantastic. I’m especially thrilled with how they did the edging.  These are cemented in, effectively creating a form that keeps the stones from moving over time. We’re getting there! Snickers is ready to have […]

Pool, Day 24

I thought the stone masons would finish yesterday, but they did not.  This job of theirs is by far the biggest yet.  Today is the fourth day they’ve been working on our pool!  Thankfully, they finished by the end of the day and we are really impressed with the quality of their work. Also today, […]

Pool, Day 23

The stone masons are back!!! I am so. very. relieved.  After yesterday, I wasn’t sure I could take another day with no progress. Mother’s Day began when I awoke to discover I had slept through my phone’s alarm.  I have a clock app I’m using ever since my actual alarm clock bit the dust, but […]

Pool, Day 18-19

I’m depressed. There is nothing happening on the pool, except for the electricians, who came yesterday to hook everything up to the breaker box in the garage.  They were at the house just long enough for the dog to slip past me and get loose in the neighborhood. May I rant for just a moment […]