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Transitions – They’re BAAAACK

The month of May:  that glorious time of year when the days are longer, flowers are planted and everyone is in a transition. For me, a creature of habit, there is nothing more stressful than this “glorious” time of year. … Continue reading

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I am preparing for the holiday by stocking the cabin with kids books

It’s cold.  It’s dark.  Yes, it’s winter in Minnesota.  That means it’s time to curl up with a good book.  Especially if you are at a cabin that has no TV or computer. So imagine my surprise when I was … Continue reading

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The Cabin: Been there, read that in South Haven

This is the view from the front deck of our new family cabin.  Morning is my favorite reading time and this month I finished two books at the cabin. The first book came as a recommendation of a new friend of … Continue reading

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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 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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