Most of the week was cold and snowy, so we weren’t able to get up to the property to get anything done there or at our storage unit. Had we known this would be such a quiet week, we would have headed to Las Vegas for a much-needed getaway. Ah well, hindsight is 20/20. We … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 30
“When we learn about ourselves, we can evolve.”~Dar Williams American pop folk singer-songwriter Dar Williams was born on this day in 1967.
Five or six years ago, we redecorated our living room. In the process, we boxed a bunch of stuff up and took it to a storage unit we had in town. That storage unit, like my mother’s, has stayed relatively untouched all these years. (C) 2021, JJ ShaunWe got a bunch of packing material out … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 29
“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.