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Things I’ve learned by moving No. 1

I’m trying to organize my office. I’ve had so much office-type crap stuck in so many places over the years that trying to pull it together and arrange it (and purge much of it) is daunting. I have learned: I … Continue reading

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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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Doggie Bliss

Just a few shots of moving day. This is before the movers came, and now the room the dogs are in–the office/craft room–is piled high with boxes. I have a LOT to do. But the dogs are content, and that’s … Continue reading

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That House 4

We do have an actual move date near week’s end; the frantic last-minute stuff has begun. But sometimes you just have to leapfrog the process and unpack a few of the things that make a place feel like home… (Plus … Continue reading

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That House 3

The former owner had cabinets of pecan custom made for his dining room–the room that will be our living room. They weren’t built in, but one day while we were at the house, he asked if we wanted them. He … Continue reading

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That House 2

The not-so-slow evolution of the master bedroom. One day Tom spent more hours at the new house than I expected considering what he’d told me he’d be doing there. In fact, he was doing a home improvement project I didn’t … Continue reading

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That House 1

For simplicity’s sake, let’s stick with the same room. Remember this photo from a few days ago? Yes, this was some of the carpet being pulled up. And holy crap, we time traveled to the Sixties! A work in progress…

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As yet unnamed new property

There may be carpet to be pulled up and new flooring to be installed, walls to be touched up or painted, an entire house to be cleaned top to bottom, and endless other jobs to be done before moving in, … Continue reading

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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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