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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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It’s not really the end … (103)

Last weekend I had a housewarming party. I’ve been in my new home for over 3 months now, and while there are still a few mini-projects to finish up, the house is basically unpacked, decorated, and settled. This party was … 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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Let’s Move! (95)

“Let’s Move!” is the slogan for Michelle Obama’s cause to get kids living healthier. Adults, too, but mostly she focuses on the nation’s youth. Now, I realize that the first lady was talking about exercise and fitness, not moving households, … Continue reading

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Moving again (92)

Just as the inspections and appraisals and mortgage applications start to wrap up and life becomes a little less bogged down with the bureaucracy of real estate transactions, I begin to get sentimental about the house I’m leaving. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Full Disclosure (88)

How much information is too much information? And when does too little information become deceptive? I tend to overshare (no surprise there), but this isn’t about me, it’s about my house. In putting my house on the market this time … Continue reading

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Realtor, realtor, find me a home! (87)

It’s serious now. The photographer is coming next week to take wonderful photos of my wonderful house to improve my chances of getting a wonderful offer. Sharon the realtor wants to know if everything is ready. Yes! Well, about 95% … Continue reading

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