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Shopping for new digs

We are still shopping for real estate solutions.  We’re flexible, we have to be, our budget is about the size of a parakeet.  We aren’t exactly the buyer that everyone dreams of. We have faith–we will eventually find what we’re … Continue reading

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Clarity of communications

Communications can be tricky, even in a small space.  We recently had a case of the missed communications. GM went to the county planning office for specific information about what could or could not be done with the lots we … Continue reading

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In a funk

I’m definitely in a funk. I’m seriously wanting to find appropriate real estate, but we’re seriously cash impaired.  We don’t want and aren’t sure we can afford large payments and we can’t do a big down payment right now either. … Continue reading

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Being a landowner again?

We had found some very cheap, distressed property.  It just so happened, it was also flood prone property. That’s sort of how it goes…if it’s cheap, there’s a reason.  I suppose the idea of a flood now and again isn’t … Continue reading

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1 large bottle of optimism, please…

I wish it was that easy to stay optimistic. There are days when even the naturally optimistic have trouble boosting their levels enough to charge through the day, full steam ahead.  I guess it starts getting to me when the … Continue reading

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Been fishin’

Sometimes, we all  need to just play hooky and go fishing.  Even in Mississippi Gulf Coast summers, there’s something about climbing into a tin boat, pushing away from the dock, waiting for that engine to catch as it’s pull started…and … Continue reading

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I hate summers with heat and bugs

I’m making an official announcement.  I hate summer with the continual muggy heat, the unending list of biting bugs, and the sheer misery of it all as I retreat indoors to our tiny box with air conditioning.  Small space is … Continue reading

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Imminent insanity

My temper is not just short, it’s gone on vacation. I have reached that point where I had to look around and say what is wrong with me?  Why am I feeling this way? I’m slowly going stir crazy in … Continue reading

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Your peers, your family and your life

We all have family, friends, and associates, even if the numbers can vary.  They also have influence on our lives, whether we want to admit it or not. How is this you wonder? It’s pretty simple.  Like water can create … Continue reading

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When plans don’t pan out

Sometimes, things don’t work out the way they are supposed to.  Sometimes, it’s not even in the same neighborhood of “supposed to.”  What then? Someone once said, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.  That’s a pretty good analogy to … Continue reading

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