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Two Years Out (104)

Has it really been two years since the fire? Just a couple of weeks ago I was thinking about how people get through bad events in their lives – it was the week of the Boston Marathon bomb and West, … Continue reading

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My new blog

I have finally begun to write my third blog: My Life in the Middle Lane: Observations of a Single Empty-Nester http://shoshwrites2.wordpress.com Check it out! I look forward to your comments.  

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Launching new blog

I mentioned in my ‘final’ post that I planned to begin two new blogs.  I’ve just posted the first chapter of my new soccer blog,  “From Soccer Mom to Soccer Fan.” http://shoshwrites3.wordpress.com/2012/08/16/from-soccer-mom-to-soccer-fan-1/ Even if you are a not soccer or sports … Continue reading

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One Year Anniversary (99)

As I write this chapter, it is exactly one year since I got the call from my neighbor, while I was getting off the airplane, telling me there was a fire at my house and my son was on the … Continue reading

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Paper Attack (93)

I am under attack from all directions. In the north is all the paperwork for selling my house, in the east is the paperwork for buying my new house, and from the southwest is the never-ending paperwork coming and going … Continue reading

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Under contract (90)

I am under contract in under a week! Or rather, my house is. The first week brought in 4-5 viewings and by Thursday night, an offer was sent to my realtors, Bob and Sharon. They always thought it would sell … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business (82)

I’ve been back in my home for about 6 weeks now and it’s finally starting to feel normal. Memory of the rental experience is starting to fade. I haven’t made any more false turns towards the rental house when driving … Continue reading

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