Life Flipper

My best friend not only gave me a place to stay after my divorce (Wanted: The Ronald McDonald House for the Recently Separated), she also provided me with the best line ever when people needed to know something about my situation but I didn’t want to get into the whole messy tale: I’m in theContinue reading “Life Flipper”

Here I Go Again

I guess sometimes the third try is the charm (just, please not for marriages…two is plenty!). After putting in three offers on three different houses, we are finally under contract and set to close just before Labor Day. I’m excited. I’m nervous. I’m so ready to be settled. But I’m also scared of settling in.Continue reading “Here I Go Again”

Provider

We received news yesterday that our bid on the house was not accepted. I was disappointed, but not surprised. I suppose in a way, I was even relieved since I have some anxiety about the financial implications and obligations associated with buying a house. (On a side note, I realized this past weekend, while sharingContinue reading “Provider”

Gotta Have Faith

This house crush is proving to be an emotional affair. We saw the house this morning. There were no fatal flaws. Just great big spaces and bigger questions. We were not ready to fall in love. The money isn’t yet fully saved. The current lease is not final. Yet the house is ready. We spentContinue reading “Gotta Have Faith”