Rebuilding house and life after a fireThis blog is a journal about a challenging time in my life due to a house fire, my son's depression, and beginning my empty nest stage of life. The fire at my house occured exactly 6 weeks before the first entry, and reliving it through writing is both difficult and helpful.The journal has caught up to real time now, but I do look back now and then to reflect and add perspective.
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It is time to move. My neighbors have been great, but living next door to my burnt house is too intense for me. Also, I’ve gotten used to living alone or with just one adult child most of the time. … Continue reading
It’s been five days since the fire. Today I meet with the insurance appraiser and the general contractor to go through my house. I arrange to work from home, naively thinking that the meeting will be just an hour and … Continue reading