Moving Back in Time – Waaay Back!

We chose to retire to this area of the country (the Pacific Northwest) for several reasons. Among them are: The natural beauty of the area is stunning!We love living on the Pacific Coast because we love cooler weather: mist, fog, the marine layer, storms coming in off of the ocean1 .We felt like we were stepping back in time every… Continue reading

Extreme Social Distancing

We’ve been taking social distancing very seriously these days. I’m frankly disgusted by the small percentage of people who are not. Irresponsible assholes, if you ask me. Anyway, in the nieghborhood we are taking it seriously as well – so seriously that the neighbors on both sides of us have left the state! They have gone to places with less… Continue reading

The House after Running It through the Blander

As I’ve mentioned before, we sanitized the house for sale. By that I mean we removed almost everything of color. (Even books that had color in their bindings!) We removed all clutter. We removed everything that could possible distract the eye from seeing what we are selling: the house itself. (We’re throwing the yard in as a bonus parting gift… Continue reading

The Missing Clock

We are all such creatures of habit. Some habits are really good habits that help us be more efficient by doing routine things quickly without much thought. Some habits are self-defeating. An example of a bad habit I’m trying to break: touching my face. The coronavirus scare has made me aware of how much I touch my face, rub my… Continue reading