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And nine months later…

It has been a long time since I posted on this blog.  These days, the attention that was once lavished here goes to “Our 1948 House”, the new blog about the joys of owning a 1948 house.  Sometimes, it’s a … Continue reading

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Downsizing your life

Whether it’s by choice or not, there comes the decision to downsize.  It doesn’t come easy, and don’t expect it to suddenly get easier until you arrive in the neighborhood of downsized.  Then, for some reason, it starts getting easier … Continue reading

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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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It’s more than the house

Downsizing is more than the house for most of us.  It’s also hand in hand with a downsized budget and income, and sometimes, it really isn’t by choice.  Even so, we put our best foot forward, and keep on keeping … Continue reading

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And the search continues…

We’re still looking for a new location/real estate.  I have to keep clinging to my optimistic attitude that we will find it, even as we broaden our search from the area near where we currently live to practically the entire … 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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