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.
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
“Heroes come in all sizes, and you don't have to be a giant hero. You can be a very small hero. It's just as important to understand that accepting self-responsibility for the things you do, having good manners, caring about other people—these are heroic acts. Everybody has the choice of being a hero or not … Continue reading Random Quote for May 14, 2021
“There's a humorous side to every situation. The challenge is to find it.”~George Carlin American stand-up comedian, actor, social critic, and author George Carlin was born on this day in 1937.