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Guys — what the hell is happening to May? Is June really only next week? I could really use a massage. And a nap. Well, really just a week of naps would probably do the trick. And a few more bags of gravel.
Still, almost everything I’ve been working on lately has been a good thing, so the exhaustion I feel is at least giving me a sense of accomplishment. I took a blog-related trip to New York last week, which now makes it the third time I’ve visited Manhattan, and the noneth time I’ve done it with 24 hours of consecutive free time (I have been making strong hints to a new cute guy in my life that we need to change that pronto, though). That’s not to say that there isn’t at least some fun involved in blog-related trips (even when it’s “work”); if you were following on Twitter, you might have noticed that I met this guy while I was there:
More details on that next month (or you can get the gist from my Twitter feed), but in short: it got weird (his words) and funny and awkward, just as you might expect it to be.
Once I got back home, it was right back to yanking out long vines from the side of the house and fighting off mosquitoes — such is the glamorous world of DIY!
I’m happy with the progress I made despite several days of rain, but I still have a little more to fill in before the landscaping really starts to pop. And, speaking of pop…
Thank you to those of you who gave suggestions last week about which plants will do well back near the air conditioning unit. I’ll have a new update for this area soon, as well as more gardening updates and some plans for what’s coming up this summer. What are your goals for the week?