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Introducing Our Newest Sponsor – Mary Fisher Garden Design

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We are THRILLED to announce our newest sponsor, Mary Fisher, who will design our landscape this fall. Mary is a local Alamedan and loves...

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The Dead Fish.. and some other stuff

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It’s been a whirlwind since we touched down in Alameda late last year…and then decided to stay for a while.  Brenda goes into...

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We Own a 100 Year Old Tiny House – Now What?

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We chatted with our neighbors the other day and they told us that the house was originally a ticket office for the train that ran through...

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Why We Love Greenhouses

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2013 should be the year of the greenhouse!  Yes, they have been around forever but it just feels like more and more people are tuned into...

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Our Tiny Home Update

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Big changes are underway.  We put in an offer on a 500 square foot 100 year old house in Alameda, CA.  The home inspection was 11/17/2012...

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OTGR 2.0 – An Update

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So sorry to have been gone for over a month… things have been busy and sad for us recently.  We  have had family sickness and...

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Beekeeping Basics (from Apartment Therapy)

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Beekeeping Basics: Equipment List We just ran across this great blog about beekeeping equipment from Apartment Therapy.  It’s a...

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