Home and Garden, Xan & Bob

Bob the Builder Builds Garden Projects

It has been quite a while since Bob the Builder has built anything. We came up with a couple of projects early in our COVID-19 lockdown but our hardware-type stores were either closed completely or were only allowed to sell to contractors. I heard of one store that was hit with a €10,000 fine for… Continue reading Bob the Builder Builds Garden Projects

Sunrises & Sunsets, Vineyard, Xan & Bob

“…hard to plan the day.”

If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. ~E.B. White

Vineyard, Xan & Bob

Replacing the Noise and Chaos

My previous life was filled with noise and chaos. A job that, thankfully, helped pay the bills, but unfortunately left little time for me to spend with my husband or follow my dreams. Being busy...too busy to have any kind of work/life balance - let alone a life - was encouraged by bosses. There is… Continue reading Replacing the Noise and Chaos

Xan & Bob

Three Year Anniversary of My Blog. Thank you!

WOOHOO! Celebration time!!! Today is the 3 year anniversary of my blog! I remember how scary it was to click that "Publish" button the first time...well, honestly some days it is still scary. After yesterday's very serious post, today I would like to share some postive quotes and thoughts to help you get through Wednesday.… Continue reading Three Year Anniversary of My Blog. Thank you!