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Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Head Full of Weird

Well, that happened. I am no longer a homeowner. Though I was holding my breath until the very last moment. The morning of the closing the skies darkened and a freak snowstorm blew in out of nowhere. The drive to the title office was slightly treacherous. Upon arrival I learned the buyer was trying [...]

Now We’re Cooking With Gas

I’ve been on the verge of an anxiety-fueled total meltdown for far too long now. But I am in the home stretch. I spent much of the weekend removing personal effects and trash from my former home. While doing so I was reminded of how much I loathe that neighborhood. A woman across the street [...]

Lions and Wizards Yet to Come

We’re not out of the woods yet. I’ve been trying so hard to stay positive but this last week has threatened to push me right over the edge. The unraveling began last Monday with bad news from my credit union. To keep the short sale alive I had to agree to a repayment plan [...]

This Must Be the Place

This morning we had company in our new home for the first time. Well, aside from the dozen or so friends tromping through on moving day, which doesn’t count as a relaxing gathering. And with the exception of the boyfriend, who isn’t company so much as a regular and honored guest, mostly on weekends. Oh [...]

The Art of the Possible

It is December now. I am inching ever closer to the closing on the house. The buyer had the place inspected the other day. So far I haven’t heard anything. No news is good news? In actual news of the positive variety, the friends who have been occupying my old house have found an apartment [...]