Tag Archives: householding

  1. Thirst and Ashes

    08/08/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I carried my bathwater to dying plants in the front garden today. The agonizingly slow process of getting a new …
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  2. Fingers Crossed

    07/10/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    The water has been off all morning, likely will be a few more hours. The new well guys pulled the …
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  3. Companion Weeding?

    07/01/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Fridays and Tuesdays are yard work days here. We weed, cut back finished plants and it is nothing like ’50’s …
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  4. Binging Victorian

    05/27/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Some years back, when an acquaintance characterized my house as a “cottage”, I characterized his nigh-onto-MacMansion as “Neo-Victorian.”  In some …
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  5. Shaking Out the Mental Sheets

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    11/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Sometimes a fall day here in the Pacific Nor’west is not a wet gray rainy mess!  On the occasional clear …
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  6. There Is No Silence….

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    11/30/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    …like snow silence.  And the house is asleep.  The youngest son, my Runaway Returned (after 15 years) sleeps late because …
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  7. Tuesday Terrific!

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    10/21/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Finally, something to make me smile.  Now if only American cities could adapt this idea!  I don’t even think gray …
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  8. Shifts of Time, Season, and Possessions

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    10/10/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Yesterday was a rush job.  The husband was unexpectedly home on a vacation day to help deal with a vehicular …
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  9. Thursday Mental Health Break – And Yard Sale Bliss

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    09/11/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I just know someone is going to find my idea of humor unfunny.  But THIS cracked me up with laughter. …
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  10. Busy As Bees

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    07/29/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    The household switch is underway.  Most of my furnishings, books, clothing and such is back in the Big House now…some …
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  11. Ta-Daaa!

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    04/13/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    More detail will be is up later at the other blog here and here about completion of the last six weeks of …
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  12. Bits and Pieces of Time and Life

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    04/07/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Today, I worked all day on the kitchen job.  Sure, we have hired a man to do the fancy carpentry …
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  13. Perfunctory

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    01/22/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I have one of those little diary-books that runs for five years; each day has a few lines to answer …
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