Monday, November 1, 2010

Working Weekend

Fall! The scenery is gorgeous right now, and we enjoyed it on a leisurely drive through Cornwall-on-Hudson/Storm King/West Point following Route 218. It was so hard to motivate ourselves to work on the house, but we finally did.

First, we scraped a paint sample from the side of the house, and matched it at Home Depot. Then we set to work covering the graffiti on the three sides of the house.



The last square:

Then we decided to plant some shrubs in the front yard. We planted two limelight hydrangeas, two asters, and two...shrubs.




Admittedly, I didn't do much since gardening is backbreaking work! ...and the whole congenital toxoplasmosis thing. Sometime soon, we'll get a grinder and remove the iron fence. We'd love to save it, but it's too far gone.

And finally, Halloween! We didn't get ANY trick-or-treaters, so the only person Eddie could scare was me.


  1. I love the iron fence, but I understand! You guys must have done this work Sat or Sun. I passed by on Friday and I didn't see any of this. Nice job.

  2. What a difference, you guys!! Were your neighbors asking what you were doing the whole time? I bet you had some little visitors who were interested...

    Sorry we kind of flaked this weekend. We wound up not even being up for more than a couple of hours (on Sunday...we were unexpectedly city-bound on Saturday), and the neighborhood walk didn't turn out to be what I thought it was. Oh well.

    "South Side Goonies and the Skull Gang" would be a great band name!!