Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Cabin – We are officially cabin owners!

We closed on the cabin and it was quite a process:  we learned about Ponzi schemes, land surveys, assessments and how difficult it is to get a loan in the “new” economy. My daughter, Erin and I are so excited to … Continue reading

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“The Gargoyle” a novel by Andrew Davidson

I was watching Shannon’s soccer game and I asked another mom who is also an avid reader about good books.  She told me about this book and said it was the best book discussion they ever had.  Intruiged, I went … Continue reading

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The cabin: we are still waiting!

Still no cabin.  I am officially frustrated.  I have that darn Tom Petty song stuck in my head:  “the waiting is the hardest part”.  Over and over.  It is driving me mad. I am home from my work trip.  The plan was … Continue reading

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The Cabin – the judge approved us! The next step: closing

Today we got the call from our realtor:  “the judge has ruled in your favor and we can close on the cabin on Friday”.  I didn’t think I would ever be happy to hear about judges making rulings on our life, but … Continue reading

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The Cabin – Chapters 1 – 4 and hoping for a good ending

We are buying a cabin.  I think.  I hope.  Not just a cabin, our dream cabin.  So pinch me, yes pinch me…is this real? I can’t believe I just wrote that.  It has been a long time in coming and like anything … Continue reading

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