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A filthy, filthy Mother’s Day weekend: Faking a retaining wall

A few weeks back, after the long slog of winter, spring burst upon us like she’d been waiting months to say hello. Which she had. This is the first spring in our new home, and surprises have abounded like bunnies … Continue reading

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Daughter of Chainsaw: Clearing Out the Underbrush

A few years ago, my brother described a new habit of my dad’s. The first nice day in spring, Dad fills the chainsaw with gasoline, proclaiming that a tree needs to be pruned out back. He then spends the next … Continue reading

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