“Never think you've seen the last of anything.”~Eudora Welty American short story writer, novelist and photographer Eudora Welty was born on this day in 1909.
Now that the weather has shifted from Winter to Spring, we are starting to get phone calls and emails regarding our property and building. Methinks our life is about to kick into high gear. We managed to finally complete the federal disaster aid application and get it submitted. What a pain that was, but it’s … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 28
“Sometimes a person has to go back, really back—to have a sense, an understanding of all that's gone to make them—before they can go forward.”~Paule Marshall American writer Paule Marshall was born on this day in 1948.
It’s been a busy week. We’ve talked to even more builders and are getting a clearer idea of what we want. We mailed our taxes the earliest ever, and a review of our finances shows that we might be able to do this without leaving ourselves with a new house and no life. In addition … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 27
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”~Jane Goodall English primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall was born on this day in 1934.
“There's a certain grace in accepting what your life is and embracing all the good things that have been—but there's still an expectation of good things to come. Not necessarily what you expected.”~Emmylou Harris American singer, songwriter, and musician Emmylou Harris was born on this day in 1947.
“You never find yourself until you face the truth.”~Pearl Bailey American actress and singer Pearl Bailey was born on this day in 1918.
We didn’t get much in the way of snow this week. Yay? The weather has been downright pleasant this week, for March. Which is good, because we had a framily (you know, a friend that’s become family) member (Hi, ML) fly in for a visit. We took a day and drove up to Estes Park … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 26
Happy Spring! As usual, springtime in the Rockies is always a gamble. Last weekend’s snowstorm started slow but picked up steam as the weekend came to a close. Our “paltry” two feet of snow piled up to more than three feet in town and drifts that covered cars in the northern foothills. And this was … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 25
We’ve been filling out applications for grants and other assistance from the beginning of this little adventure. Last week, we received a check for a month’s worth of rent. Every little bit helps. Now that March is upon us, the weather is warming up. Which, of course, means that mud season is on the way. … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 23