Do you live in a Sears & Roebuck kit home?
April 9, 2010 – 3:51 am | 7 Comments

“My family grew up on the Easthill and I have always loved the structure of homes I rode by on my bike and went trick or treating to on Halloween. But it wasn’t until I was helping my ‘then future husband” purchase a home that I noticed how similar many of the Easthill homes look. In fact, you could say some looked exactly the same? So I went sleuthing…”

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Talking about Trees
June 14, 2011 – 9:37 pm | No Comment
Talking about Trees

I have a tree in my backyard that’s almost dead. Roughly one quarter of its branches are sporting leaves this summer, while the rest are barren and brittle. There’s a huge crack down the trunk and ants have moved into it like its a giant hotel for … ants. I fear this is the last summer we’ll be enjoying its partial shade. And once it’s gone, our yard will have precious few trees left. Most of the rest of our neighborhood…

Softball Report, May 24 » Veolia Eastside Hillers: 10, Nutcan.com: 12
June 6, 2011 – 11:12 pm | No Comment
Softball Report, May 24 » Veolia Eastside Hillers: 10, Nutcan.com: 12

Welcome again to another wonderful year of Eastside Hill Neighborhood Softball.
For those of you unfamiliar with our humble beginnings, the softball team has been around since 2004. We started with a sponsorship …

For a Greener Hill: Composting
June 6, 2011 – 10:53 pm | 3 Comments
For a Greener Hill: Composting

There is nothing as rewarding as composting: watch your waste effortlessly turn into a natural fertilizer. You don’t have to buy much, or anything at all, to start a compost. You can simply make a pile in a corner of your yard. However, you may choose to contain it. For that, you can either dig a hole and put your organic waste in there, or you may use metal posts…

Sunset from the Eastside Hill
June 5, 2011 – 11:17 pm | No Comment
Sunset from the Eastside Hill

Cool video: A short time lapse of the sun setting over downtown Eau Claire, seen from atop our own Eastside Hill. Video by Peter Elliott Eaton.

Eastside Hill Annual Thrift Sale 2011 – Photos
May 23, 2011 – 11:56 pm | No Comment

Check out some photos of the 2011 Annual Thrift Sale (May 21) courtesy of Andrea Paulseth of Volume One Magazine. Click on an image to see the full version!