Monthly Archives: May 2012


One of Paul’s & my favorite dishes to make are tomato-cucumber sandwiches/salads. We have many variations of this dish, but it is always drizzled with a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar. This version, pictured below, has mozzarella cheese and is what we ate for lunch today.


Pansy Delight

I was surprised to find these two little pansy plants in our lawn recently! Last year, I had pansies in a pot by the side door, and I guess somehow the seeds spread to produce these two little plants this year!? I’m not sure how else they got there… In any case, I moved them to the flower bed so they don’t get mowed.



An old school building in town is being torn down.  I had no idea it was going to be happening, but I happened to take a photo of the building about a month ago.  So, below is “before” shot.  Stay tuned tomorrow for the “after” shots.



Paul is taking a summer class right now: Bookmaking! He won a scholarship a couple of months ago, and one of the requirements is that he “gets to” (read: must) take a 3-credit summer class. So, he decided to look at the art classes being offered and choose bookmaking. It’s a two-week course that meets from 9am to 4 or 5pm.

In a previous post, I talked about our recent daytrip to Ann Arbor to get paper and supplies at Hollander’s. All those supplies are getting put to good use!

Here’s Paul hard at work after class working on an assignment:


Picnic in the Park

Paul and I had a picnic in the park tonight. We had a light dinner of pepperoni cheese bread with cheese n crackers. The sun was so warming and beautiful. The city park has swimming pools, golf, a kids play area, a few pavilions, and lots of nice shade trees. We really should come here more often!

This is a beautiful stone pavilion in the park, complete with a fireplace.