trimmed garden in the background with a tiny pair of scissors in the foreground

Spring Bliss

Like bears coming out of hibernation, we spent our first day outside on Saturday in sunshine and 18-degree warmth. Other than writing a quick magazine article, and recording a couple of lines for an eLearning client in California, the weekend was mine.

Another Make-Work-for-me Project

Cutting the grass isn’t my favourite thing to do.  I use the push mower in the front while Derek rides the tractor version on the back. Sometimes I can get him to take pity on me and run the tractor around the front, too.  Still, we’re left with bunches of weeds or grass that doesn’t get cut along the garden and fence.  And I dislike whipper-snipping more than grass cutting.  It occurred to me that there had to be a better way. …