Author Archives: Frog

Slow Year

It was a slow year for Frog and Goat, but that’s only because the world was dumpster fire and there’s only so much complaining a girl can do. Here’s the usual rundown: 22 shows this year. And, I don’t have … Continue reading

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The Porch

We officially have a porch. The final inspection happened this week. I’m sure there is still some billing we’ll get, but we are officially done. The contractor said he could deliver before the end of the year and he did.

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A Porch

One thing we’ve really missed since living in this house is a screened porch. We decided to save for one and, most importantly, to pay someone else to build it. Our permit should be released by the city this week … Continue reading

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Chilling weekend

We have spent most of today outside and that is pretty special considering how Richmond summers don’t really have many nice days. This summer has been the exception. Today we smoked a butt. It has been ages since we smoked … Continue reading

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The Duckology

We are in Duck for a short visit. The weather is great and the water is cold (71 degrees). After a long morning walk, we drank some delicious coffee on our balcony. After breakfast, we spent several hours on the … Continue reading

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Saving the future

Last night we had a terrific burst of thunderstorms. At one point, it seemed like the hail and wind wouldn’t stop. We briefly lost power but then it came back on. Most of the neighborhood was dark. There’s something to … Continue reading

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Aint that some sh*t?

I took the day off and trimmed bushes, cut the grass in the front yard and washed my car for the first time in more than six months. It was still vaguely white, but not really. The better-half and I … Continue reading

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Quick trip south

We went to see my sister and her husband last weekend for a long weekend. I think our weekend was dominated by good food and good company. They humored us by taking us to the beach so we could put … Continue reading

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What problem are you trying to solve?

Our house is 87 years old. The front sidewalk looks that old, but we have no idea if it is original. From the city sidewalk, you take some steps and then walk up to our house. Since we’ve lived here … Continue reading

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Bossy

During the week, I get up between 5:15 and 5:30 every morning. Lucy joins me in the bathroom as I shower and then we go downstairs to start the routine of changing out the water in her bowl and making … Continue reading

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