4 awesome tropical patios of MainStrasse Village

Something I’ve recently noticed on my walks are the surprisingly tropical patio environments some of my neighbors have created. They’ve taken their tiny urban patios and turned them into a scene that would fit right into Key West, Charleston or even Maui. Needless to say, this is a breath of fresh air in what can otherwise feel like a concrete jungle, especially in the July heat.

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Our urban garden

We finally had a couple weekends to spend pulling up weeds, stocking up at the garden center (we discovered a new favorite: Jackson Florist) and mulching, planting and finally, enjoying. I’m admittedly a novice when it comes to gardening, but I’m excited to learn as I go. Last year, I had a pretty but short-lived balcony garden. This […]

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A spring walk in Covington

Now that the weather’s nice, we are taking the chance to explore some of the other neighborhoods in Covington. Today that included Seminary Square and a few new-to-us streets in MainStrasse. I took the opportunity to keep practicing with my new camera (Canon EOS Rebel SL1), a Christmas gift from Brandon, and captured some of the beautifully restored […]

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Gotta keep on movin’

It’s that time again. Closets are emptied. Boxes are piled high. There’s a growing stack of books to donate, sell or give to friends. Yes, I’m moving, marking the 16th time I’ve been through this song and dance. You could say I’m a moving addict. I prefer expert. Many of my  moves have been part […]

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