I spent Monday on the mountain showing our neighbor where to dig for the electric lines to the power pole and the drainage pipes to the septic tank. He also pulled up the stakes that we used to secure our big shed to the ground. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunFound the electrical lines. (C) 2021, JJ … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 44
“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.”~Aldous Huxley English writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley was born on this day in 1894.
First Reader and I spent the first week of the month totally unplugged. We took our camper and our dog to the mountains to get away from it all and unwind. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunOur campsite for the first week of July. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunChambers Lake. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunThe burn scar at Chambers … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 41
Paperwork has been the theme of the week. We got our disaster loan contract a few weeks ago and have been slogging through the “heretofores” and “wherebys” ever since. It’s pretty straightforward, but it’s still the kind of reading that puts me to sleep. Once we both finally read it to the end, we called … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 36
“Challenge yourself; it’s the only path which leads to growth.”~Morgan Freeman American actor, director, and narrator Morgan Freeman was born on this day in 1937.
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”~John F. Kennedy American politician John F. Kennedy was born on this day in 1917.
“The most profound statements are often said in silence.”~Lynn Johnston Canadian cartoonist (For Better or For Worse) Lynn Johnston was born on this day in 1947.
While we didn’t have a lot of activity on the mountain this week, we did get out to talk to another modular home dealer. For the first time since we were forced into this little adventure, we have an idea of just how much it will cost to get us into our own home. It … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 34
“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.
“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.