It's been going fast to go slow around here. I know that is backwards from what I usually say, as a teacher. I'm firmly of the camp, "Go slow to go fast." And yet, here I am. I have worked harder this summer than I have ever worked in a summer in 12 years, the … Continue reading #27 Midway to Limitless
So, our house is under contract. That's an awesome thing. This represents a lot of hard work and sacrifice. We never intended to sell this house, and fixed it up with the kind of love and care as if it were our forever home, because we thought it was. It's hard, leaving a home you … Continue reading #26 Legacy
So, our sweet house in Halsey went live on the RMLS Wednesday night. We were running around like crazies trying to finish up myriad details, and then we just went "done." Whatever it is now, it is. Buyers can request/suggest/ask what they will and we'll negotiate. It's kinda sad, but only kinda at this point. … Continue reading #25 It’s Real and it’s Good and it’s Love.
Get your mind out of the gutter. Tom was imagining some sort of "keep your house weather proofed in Oregon, because you never know what you're gonna get." I said "we need to say 'flash me.'" He thought I meant actually flashing you, and I had to assure him that was not my intention. Tom finished … Continue reading #15 Flash Me
I gave her a hard time yesterday. I pushed her to work harder, she didn't really understand what to do. So, she piddled around, lifting up a stick here, a piece of garbage there. She asked me if I was annoyed, I said, "I don't like whining. We're picking up trash and yard debris, and … Continue reading #8 Amazing Grace