Category: lexington

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Kitchen Shelves

I spent yesterday installing these new shelves in the kitchen. They give us a little more storage space, but mostly they just make the area where we took down the overhead cupboard look a...

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New Year’s

We didn’t stay up late last night. We did celebrate a bit after Tom hit submit on another college application. It’s not his last one, but he’s getting pretty close to the end. Today...

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Christmas Eve

We hope that your family’s Christmas Eve has been as nice as ours has this year. The weather in Lexington has been wonderful this year. On the first day of winter it was in...

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Fall Berries

It was in the high 50’s a sunny most of the weekend, so we spent most of the four days outside doing things like raking. We may not have had many acorns this year,...

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Owl & Hawk

We were headed out to the car this afternoon when we heard a loud screech. We looked up into one of the big willow trees and saw this owl. But it wasn’t the owl...

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Where are the acorns?

I was observing the other day that after a couple of years of bumper crops of acorns, there are hardly any this year. It’s usually kind of a pain to rake our yard because...

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Trick or Treat, Part 2

We didn’t get any trick-or-treaters this year. Instead, these guys showed up: They slowly cruised down the street with a big spotlight aimed at the wires. Every time they found a branch tangled in...

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Trick or Treat

We got 3 or 4 inches of heavy wet snow Saturday night. It did a lot of damage because the trees hadn’t yet gotten ready for winter. The oaks in particular were hit pretty...

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A Sparrow of a Different Color

There’s a flock of sparrows that live in some bushes down the street. They all fly in and out of the bushes whenever you go by. When I was coming home today, I noticed...

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Fireflies

Today was a beautiful June day in Lexington. Chris and I went out to dinner and sat on the patio at Lexx. When we came home, we found that our yard was full of...