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Adventures in Gardening, continued

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

The table has been planted. The kids LOVED helping plant the garden. There has been a lot of interest about my table, and I would love to talk about it more if anyone is interested. In fact I can even build one for you

I will post more when the trellis is […]

Adventures in Gardening, continued

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Today as part of Dee’s Mother’s Day present the boys and I built the garden table I had been designing. There were few hiccups but the build went rather quickly. This was the first time I did ANY home improvement/building project that did not require numerous trips to the hardware store. I suppose I […]

Adventures in Gardening

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

When Dee and I first lived in Ames, her twin sister and family allowed us to have a garden in their backyard. We then moved to Mason City and the garden returned to “yard”. I loved growing fruits and vegetables in that garden. That little 10′x20′ patch gave a lot of […]

A letter to the Ames School Board

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

I am taking the opportunity to write this note to speak to the school board as I will be unable to attend the board meeting to express my concern over the board’s plan to reduce all full-time kindergarten to half-time. As an educator and administrator I know how difficult and trying the current economic […]

New Addition

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Well, I distracted myself a little at work today to install and start playing around with a gallery application. I hope to add more pictures of my trip to Russia and the kiddos soon. Please check out the link on the right and poke around.