Friday, June 1, 2012

My Back Stoop

I was heading into the house the other day when I glanced down and saw all the crap I had on my back stoop.



Shoes for every occasion.  Water pan for the dogs.  A broom. An old towel on the mat for the dogs to step on.  (Helps with muddy paw prints.)

2 baskets. 

1 empty for produce hauling.  The other with necessary do-dads that might be needed out and about the backyard.  Scissors, red duck tape (?), paint can lid opener, ball cap, newspapers for weed suppression, clippers and work gloves.

A strawberry bucket filled with yard staples and fencing staples and a hammer. 

Landscape fabric in a roll in the corner.  My pepper re-starts and some petunias I picked up a Walmart that need planting.

Signs of the season, I guess.  I could clean it all up but why bother?  It'll all just migrate back there again anyway.  It's practically a scavenger hunt.  (*You know...that might be a neat idea.  A blog scavenger hunt.  Come up with weird and unusual items and see who's got them.)

So what's on your back stoop?


4 comments:

  1. Whatever RMan can't be bothered to put away - so the pile grows daily, until I sigh and start to address the mess LOL Why can't men ever put back what they take out? They know each time where to find it again!

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  2. What's on our "back stoop?" Waaaay to messy and embarrassing to photograph, that's for sure.

    Our someday-to-be greenhouse is the area we go through to get to the garden and, sad to say, it's become a covered catch-all for a lot of clutter.

    A blog scavenger hunt? Sounds like fun!!

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  3. Hate to be a party-pooper, but nothin'. We only have a concrete slab outside of the patio.

    What ARE those gorgeous flowers in your new header? I want some!!!

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  4. Hollyhocks. Great hot weather plant. You can't kill it but can be invasive so plant with care.

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