Posts from July 2021

July Sounds

Here is your July Sounds! I don’t remember much of my grandmother – she was a “patriotic” woman, traditional, and quite straightforward. One thing I do remember my Grandmother always saying was- “freedom isn’t really free”. She had stickers with this phrase plastered on them and she had them everywhere. I used to stare at the one she put on my window and just ponder this phrase. Truly I struggled – I want you to picture a 7-year-old girl staring at the word freedom wondering why…

June Sounds

Here is your June Sounds! Just when I thought I experienced the peak of the cicada season by stepping on shells and carcasses for about three weeks, I realized it was only the beginning. I have now started to bob and weave my way into work as I avoid cicadas flying aimlessly from every direction. They are gross, not cute, and provide no sense of comfort when they land on your skin – not to mention the 24/7 cicada song that plays in…

Calling All Garden Helpers

Calling all garden lovers: If you love the look of our new front garden, might you be willing to donate a few hours each month to help with its upkeep? Until our new plants grow to cover more of the open garden areas, weeds are going to show up in those areas. Several helpers have been working to try to keep the front garden weed-free since it was completed, but they could use more help. This is not a task…