A couple nights ago I attended (the last 30 minutes of) a Twin Cities Bungalow Club event called, “Halloween in a Bungalow” with presenter, Janelle Henry. The talk covered the history of Halloween celebrations in the United States, with a particular focus on Bungalow era.
I got a postcard in the mail today notifying us that our garden was selected to receive a 2007 Minneapolis Blooms Award! It looks like a neighbor or someone nominated us (Who is it? Fess up!) and then a garden evaluator stopped by sometime this summer to review our garden. Once I confirm our information […]
I have got to figure out what I’m doing wrong with my vegetable gardening. I enriched the soil with manure and compost, planted at an appropriate time and kept the garden watered reasonably well. Despite that work, I really got squat for yields. The plants seem to be at their most productive now when the […]
Last night, Ms. Bungalow mentioned that one of her coworkers is considering renting out her house next fall when the Republican National Convention is in the Twin Cities. Sure enough, a search of Craigslist shows that plenty of other people think their houses can hold a few republican elephants for a week.
Nothing big is happening here, but I’m making progress on a few odds and ends mostly involving opening doors. During one of his recent temper tantrums, my four-year-old slammed open his bedroom door and put the knob through the wall. If he was a little older I could have taught him how to fix the […]
… it is October in Minnesota and you still have air conditioners in your windows. It’ll be warm again soon, right?
… when it is October in Minnesota and you still have air conditioners in your windows. It’ll be warm again soon, right?