Serendipity introduced me to the writings of Tom Robbins this year. I vaguely remember having heard of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, but I never would have been able to put the author’s name to the title. I was searching for an audiobook to listen to, and Mr. Robbins’ memoir, Tibetan Peach Pie, was on… Continue reading Where Have You Been All My Life?
Beginning a New Adventure
After eight years in my condo, I am ready for my next great housing adventure: buying a home. To get to that end, DH2U and I have moved to temporary accommodations so we can get the condo ready for sale. Time is definitely money when paying a mortgage and rent. I had planned to spend… Continue reading Beginning a New Adventure
Everything in Its Place
I'm a firm believer in things having a very definite and permanent home. When I don't have an exact spot for something, I end up wasting tons of time looking for it, like my keys (Note: I have progressed past my tried and true nail to an actual key holder - thanks Ma & Tom.). I… Continue reading Everything in Its Place
Out to get me
Call me paranoid, but it seems to me that the locks/door knobs related to my condo are out to get me. My first nemesis. Over the course of several weeks my front door decided not to us in. The locking mechanism and the handle are separate parts of the unit. The door was clearly unlocked,… Continue reading Out to get me
Five years ago this week I signed my life away and bought my condo. As a single person, that was a scary step, but one I wanted to take. That step was a long time coming. With the housing bubble, the costs of home ownership were prohibitively high for years. But since I really wanted… Continue reading House-aversary