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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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Down in da bayou…

We have been looking at some property located in some rather soggy land, and some of that property is more than a little soggy itself.  That presents a lot of rather unique problems, especially in hurricane country, but it can … 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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Thunderstorm

A thunderstorm moved in this evening, after threatening to do so all day.  It was a bit frightening, and made me realize how awful it would be to have to weather a truly severe storm, such as a tropical storm … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy will make you nuts

Bureaucrazy is what it really SHOULD be called.  It seems the rules are made to confuse, not clarify.  We have been looking at property.  We’ve also discovered that merely buying it and trying to be environmentally responsible isn’t going to … Continue reading

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Arctic blast hits the Gulf Coast

It is cold. Nasty, bitter, damp cold that just creeps into your bones, where it lingers longer than a bad memory.  The skies are dreary and sullen, and the threat of rain later today goes hand in hand with icy … Continue reading

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Why are we looking for property after moving into a travel trailer?

Why are we looking for property after moving into a travel trailer? I’ve been asked that, and its a complicated issue, like most. Even if we were wanting to live the nomadic life of the RVer, we’d still need a … Continue reading

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