Saturday, June 24, 2006

Maybe it's the southern girl in me but... of the things in life I love most is a good front porch on which to sit.

It's the best way to connect with the outside world without ever leaving your house.

This is our front porch:

It's nice, but there are 2 major drawbacks to it. One, and this is perhaps the most important quality in a porch, if you are sitting down you can't see over the wall (where railings would normally be) in order to get the best PEOPLE WATCHING. We live on a busy street, so there are plenty of people walking or biking by to the neighbors and all their actions. (I am a very nosy neighbor....but so are the Haney's who own the coffee shop next door....yes, we have a coffee shop 2 houses rocks! They know EVERYTHING about EVERYONE. This week they asked us how camping was....they must have seen us unloading our T-ride stuff! John Haney is a cop so I guess that's in his he sits outside all. day. long. smoking cigs.)

The second drawback is that it is LOUD. I love to sit on the porch when I talk on the phone but you can't hear out here for shit because of the cars. Right now it's 8:30 am on Saturday and it's quite pleasant....

Yes, I am enjoying coffee on the front porch as we speak:

Wait! That's not coffee....hahahaha. That picture is from last night. I'm not that much of a drunk.

I hope y'all have a porch to relax on....if not, come on over!


At 12:05 PM, Anonymous hubs said...

nice. i might do a porch post myself pretty soon here.


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