For several years, Mr. Scott was away from home most of the time due to a career change he made that required traveling. When he made the change, we were convinced he wouldn't travel much because there was so much work locally. Unfortunately, the organization kept sending him away from home. During this time, I was pregnant twice. (Yes, he did come home some of the time...LOL!) The pregnancies were difficult and we were all in survivor mode. Because of this, the house and property pretty much got neglected. Now that hubby's switched back to his old career (in order to be home with us...that is so important to him....to all of us) and we decided to (pretty much have no choice but to) stick it out here for a while longer, we're putting house and property back in order.
The days have been too gorgeous to ignore, so I've been going out and tackling some things. I scraped and painted the garage doors and trim. I repaired and painted the patio railing. I scraped and painted the front door. And I weeded out our heavily overgrown back patio (and am envisioning a nicer plan for that area in the future).
Sorry, no pictures. Flickr isn't cooperating today.
We still have many MANY more projects to do, but it is so nice seeing things come together. Slowly, but surely.
Oh, and I satiated my feelings of coulda done better with the garden and bought more plants, though I'd better go water them. I found them shriveled up earlier today!