Give them fresh air. Carey and I were sitting in our Sonroom early this week. It was one of those very windy days that bring in a change from very warm weather to very cold weather. We could see the wind blowing the trees outside. And it has felt a little drafty in the Sonroom … Continue reading Open Window
Give them the tune. We have an intercom system in our house. I sometimes enjoy listening to the radio over the whole house, but songs you really want to hear either come around too frequently or too infrequently. And the commercials can be maddening. So the intercom sat silent almost all the time. Four or … Continue reading uPod
Give them change. Though we technically have a couple of more weeks of Spring, Monday marked the “real” beginning of Summer. I love Spring – especially the Spring that is now ending. We have had more life, more growth at our house this Spring. The grass is greener and we transplanted perennials from Carey’s old … Continue reading Time for a Change?
Ask for the Power. This week Carey asked me to help her wash the windows of our house. I’m not fond of washing windows. Is anyone? I don’t do it often. I would say it has been years since they have been done. God (and bird poop on the big picture window in our Son-room) … Continue reading Lighter
Give them meaning. We painted our Son-room Monday and Tuesday. The room is only 12 by 18 – not a two-day job, but we painted at God’s speed. It took us weeks to decide the colors. Neither of us are very artsy – we weren’t trying to find the exact shade of off-mauvish-fuchsia to match … Continue reading Juniper
Give them a base. For the twelve years I have lived in our house, I have wanted to have ceramic tile in our 12 by 18 foot sunroom - instead of the carpet that came with the house. Our sunroom is perfect for plants. It has a southern exposure, an eighteen-foot ceiling, and a huge, … Continue reading Platform