Friday, I reached out to our contractor to check the status of our building plans. Lo and behold, the response was positive. Now, until we have proof that the plans are in the hands of the county, I’m skeptical. I’ll let you know next week whether his plans come to fruition or not. First Reader … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 86
Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 75
More phone calls, less confusion, and a feeling that the dam is about to burst. This week, we need to find a Title Company to help us secure the last bit of the loan. With luck, we’ll be in the new place before our motorcycle trip to Sturgis in August. In the meantime, we have … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 75
Random Quote for February 5, 2022
“Don't borrow trouble. The interest is too high.”~Margaret Millar American-Canadian mystery and suspense writer Margaret Millar was born on this day in 1915.
Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 70
It has been 469 days since we lost our home, and we still have no move-in date in sight. Heck, we don’t even have a “start building” date. At the end of last week, First Reader and I combed through our printouts and found a page with some helpful contact numbers. We called the one … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 70
Staying Healthy During A Pandemic
I spent the first nine months of the pandemic doing my best to stay virus-free. I isolated, walked the mountain with regularity, and made sure to mask up when I did have to go to town. My regimen worked well until after wildfire took our legs out from under us, and my headspace went to … Continue reading Staying Healthy During A Pandemic
Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 39
We had another busy yet unproductive week. Well, maybe not totally unproductive, but close. The most significant event for the week was our interview on Tuesday by one of the local TV stations. The affiliate is getting ready to air a week-long segment on Western wildfires. Our local case manager asked if we would be … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 39
Random Quote for May 19, 2021
“Everyone has to make their own decisions. I still believe in that. You just have to be able to accept the consequences without complaining.”~Grace Jones Jamaican-American model, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress Grace Jones was born on this day in 1948.
Random Quote for May 18, 2021
“Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.”~Tina Fey American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and playwright Tina Fey was born on this day in 1970,
Random Quote for May 17, 2021
“My core beliefs revolve around the idea that we should live to the best of our abilities—we should live and let live.”~Enya Irish singer, songwriter, record producer and musician Enya was born on this day in 1961.
Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 33
The spring snowstorms have been giving way to spring rainstorms. While we did have a few inches of snow on Monday, it was not only gone by Tuesday, but the temperatures actually brought out the shorts. For about a day, then we were back into sweats and jeans. And the region seems to have settled … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 33