The view from my seat on this great journey, with the ones I love the most.
Monday, May 17, 2010
I think I've mentioned that I'm not a gardener. I'm even less of a builder. But my front yard, aside from having a terrible lawn that has not needed mowing yet this year, just looks blank and boring. Such a pretty house deserves something to dress it up in the yard. So I got it in my head to build a bed for my bushes and flowers. This was definitely more work than I bargained for, considering the ground needed to be level before I could start piling my bricks. But Chris and I went out and got a load of bricks yesterday, and we did some digging. This morning he left me with a fair amount of instruction, and the intention to build a wall. I dug, and I measured, and I dug some more, and I placed bricks, and I removed bricks, and I dug some more, and I measured, and I placed bricks, and so on, and so on. It took a couple of hours and a couple of sore knees, but I have gotten to a point where I can almost see what it will look like, after I get another load of bricks.
Considering I am neither a gardener nor a builder, I'm pretty proud of myself. Stayed tuned for the results!