I was just settling down to write when I heard a voice on the radio say weather would be turning nasty in an hour. So I strapped on my Asics and headed out to absorb the final hour of the most perfect Midwestern autumn in memory.
A couple weeks ago we shut down the screened-in porch – always one of the saddest days of the year for me. When we built it we were advised by any number of wise contractors, real estate agents, and architects to make it a year-round porch with insulation and windows for added resale value. I […]