Thanks, Tom and Marlys. Rod genealogy. Card making. Computer back.

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The light post Tom and Marlys James made for us. Elaine added the greenery.

I have been so busy reporting about planter and front yard activities that I forgot to show you a front yard attraction made for us recently by Tom and Marlys James. They are friends from our RVing days, and Tom is on the board of the Freightliner Chassis Owners Club. Over the years they have made front yard light posts for their RV friends, and several years ago they gave us one. I put it out at every campground we stopped at, but one time someone stole it from our yard. So Tom and Marlys made another for us and gave it to us when we met with them at the recent FCOC rally in Mesa. We hope it won’t be stolen from our current front yard! We will add a name sign to this, probably at the bottom. Continue reading Thanks, Tom and Marlys. Rod genealogy. Card making. Computer back.

Landscaping edgers. FCOC rally dinner.

A trip to Lowe’s this morning yielded some concrete edging blocks for our front yard and some paint to use to make them fit in with our house. We bought 24 of them and I started painting them, six at a time. I got half of them done and will finish the rest tomorrow. Next week, we will hire Andy to install them along the sidewalk out front; they will help to keep the gravel and rocks from wandering onto the sidewalk as well as to dress up our front yard. I won’t show them to you until they are installed, though, to keep the scheme a mystery. Continue reading Landscaping edgers. FCOC rally dinner.