Category Archives: Small Projects

An inadvertent tradition.

Each year my wife and I get Good Friday off, and for the second year in a row we’ve chosen to use the day to haul rock from the local quarry. It wasn’t until most of the way through the … Continue reading

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It’s Spring — Bring the Fire!

Standing over freshly-burned earth, my buddy Neale put it in terms any Millenial could understand, “Fire is nature’s ‘reset’ button.” Taking with it years of detritus, and in our case, invasive Johnson grass, fire is a very good thing. A … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Raised Beds

Our first order of business was to grub out the hundreds of little elm trees that had come up in the previous tenant’s garden. Once they were out and we were back to dirt, the building began. It seemed simple … Continue reading

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