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Saying goodbye to a house

I remember so vividly my earliest associations with The Compound, though it wasn’t called The Compound then. My friend Jeff liked to drive around on weekends and look at houses for sale. This was before everyone had cell phones, and … Continue reading

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And we did, for the last time

Goodbye to The Compound.

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Button Sunday

BIG shout out to Lindsey and Lynne for helping us get ready for this move, whether organizing, packing, or feeding us. I haven’t asked them to help me move any bodies. That’s what Rhonda’s for.

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Photo Friday, No. 429

Current Photo Friday theme: Macro

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Gift from a valiant little friend

Many of you who read here know Marika and know that the last couple of months have been hard on her because she lost her companion of sixteen years, Dash. I was lucky enough to meet the plucky little Dash … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Of course we didn’t decorate this year–unless you count stacks and stacks of brown cardboard boxes and a big pile of documents to be shredded festive?–but I do have three new ornaments that can’t be put away because all the … Continue reading

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A Movable Garden

We have let the little garden grow as it would over the past few months. The lantana is wild and overpowering, but beneath it, there are still other plants and flowers thriving. It’s the playground of lizards. The fragrance of … Continue reading

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This is how we celebrate

We closed on the new house back in mid November, and this is the week when the seller is moving out. Even so, we won’t be moving in yet, because we’re having new flooring put down wherever there is carpet. … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

I shot this photo from my car last week (I was stopped at a traffic light) and thought today was a good opportunity to share it in honor of veterans like my father and brother. Every time I think I’ll … Continue reading

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It’s definitely real now

We close on the sale of our house the first week of November. Then we lease it from the new owner until we move into our future house–I just handed over earnest money and option pending checks–after mid December. We … Continue reading

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