Signs of Spring
There is so much I want to do once warm weather is here to stay. I’m really looking forward to mowing the yard for the first time. That will actually probably happen tomorrow evening as there are several grassy areas in the yard that are pretty high already. Becky and I are going to spend some time cleaning up around the yard this evening so that I’m not throwing wood chips & bark, and other miscellaneous items all over the yard with the mower.
I’m also really looking forward to getting a garden put out again this year. I didn’t realize how much it actually helped us out to grow our own vegetables through the summer until we started buying them again this winter. Not to mention, working the garden will actually get me out of the house again rather than me sitting around not doing much of anything productive. I’ve done a few things around the inside of the house this winter, but I’d much rather be outside. As long as it’s warm, that is.
Probably the biggest thing I’m looking forward to, though, is all of the birds singing when I wake up each morning. And how the days last so much longer. I can’t wait for the warm evenings when Becky and I can sit out on the deck and watch the sun go down, or go fishing until it gets dark.
I also can’t wait for the days that I am able to get outside and work on getting the deck finished, along with the front porch. That is, as long as we are financially able. I’ve blogged about this before as well, but I’m hoping to be able to start on a barn fairly soon – within the next couple of years anyway. That way we’ll have a place to store lots of stuff that is taking up room inside the house. We’ll be able to have the mower, our garden/outdoor tools and the motorcycle under a roof. We’ll have a dry place to keep firewood stacked. Wow..that will be so nice.