Tag Archives: Appreciation for those who build

The Cottage: Day 1 and 2

Monday and Tuesday began the dismantling of the cottage on the Home Depot lot, and Wednesday was completing the dismantling and transporting it to the site. Finishing the dismantle and transporting took all of Wednesday, and then the rainstorm halted … Continue reading

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Day 3: Can I keep up the happy dance? I think I can, I think I can

While I was picking up the paint and the vent hood this morning, the crew was finishing the hall and mudding the kitchen/dining walls. Not wanting to overtax Abby, we sub-contracted with Steffi to check the completed hallway. She is … Continue reading

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Day 2: What the unknown comic left behind

I try to follow my higher self rule. That means, in the wake of all encounters, be your higher self–the forgiving, loving, kindest self. Sometimes that is hard to do. There is sometimes the situation where one’s reasonable and logical … Continue reading

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Rain rain, go away, little Suzi wants to finish building a house

When I sent Rand a message that we were interrupted by a downpour, his reply was: “Mississippi is a harsh mistress!” (Note: who said it is the mistress who is harsh–besides Rando, I mean? Maybe Mississippi is a harsh master, … Continue reading

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