The crack of chair was a warning

So my dear wife Karen and I took the at-last warmup and a sunny spell as a sign that we should move the familiar plastic red chair out from under the side overhang and into the backyard for a relaxation spell. Sit and chat we did, late Saturday afternoon beers in hand. For a couple…

Everything’s still coming up roses

My dear wife Karen did a great job this season with the backyard gardens at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Our first summer definitely delighted the gardener in her. The roses, in fact, had October blooms in them. So she clipped the pretty pink plant and placed some under the flat…

Moving toward the big dip, maybe

My dear wife Karen is out in the backyard of A Bitter Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville working on the in-ground pool. She listened carefully to the instructions from the man who took the cover off and explained the pump system. She’s watched YouTube videos. We went to a nearby pool store to…

Now we see a purple tiger stripe

Of course my dear wife Karen and I both hold our breath after putting the new plants into the ground at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. I do not think we need worry much about the tiger lily chosen by George Three for her Mother’s Day present. Soon after we put…

Appreciating the May angle of the sunrise

Letting Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle out the back door of a Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville this interesting May, I noticed the sunrise. It struck me how far the path had traveled to the left since I shot a photo with my iPad Pro on a cold day in March with…

My daughter and George Three know what my wife loves

After our great Food Truck Festival afternoon on Mother’s Day, wonderful daughter Elisabeth and significant George Three had gifts from the car for my dear wife Karen. They beamed as the opening of the hatch of her Kia Soul revealed two awesome plants and a homemade wall-hanging. She said the red azalea screamed to her…

A springtime tree thing discovered at A Bitty Better

Another month, another discover about A Bitty Better. I opened the door after sunrise this early April in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville to see newly dropped stuff all over the pool cover. I guess the buds from overhanging branches in the flanking yard are shedding something or other. I don’t want Ellie B aka…