Shaken, but not stirred

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By now you’ve all heard that we had a bit of an earthquake in Wine Country, Sunday August 24, 2014, at 3:20 am.  USGS has it rated at 6.0.    As I am a geezer, a San Francisco native and … Continue reading

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It’s Done!!

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And you know how I know it’s done?  All the funds I had for this project are gone.  I know I’ve been a terrible blogger these last several months, but every time I sat down to write about this process, … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

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It’s a house! Lot’s has happened, but I haven’t been posting.  Every time I sit down at the computer, which is now all set up in the “almost put away” office, I find something else that needs doing more.   I’ve … Continue reading

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Glorious morning!

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I suppose if you build a home from scratch on your site, rather than a manufactured home, the contractor is on call to come and fix the little things.  Well, this morning, one of the great guys from Skyline Homes … Continue reading

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Getting organized

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Well, once you move in, you have to find nice little hidden places for all your stuff, that already had nice little hidden places where you came from, but there is nothing like that in the new place. The Shed … Continue reading

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Day … I lost count

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It’s been a while. I’ve been busy adding to the cardboard and paper recycling program. I know I was whining commenting earlier on in the process that I hated packing. Well, un ain’t much fun either.  When you’re boxing stuff … Continue reading

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Days 4 & 5 – Move In week

I’m in!  Sleeping in my own bed tonight (actually feel like jumping in right now … I’m beat). Yesterday I borrowed Sarah’s truck and got some easy-to-put-together shelving for the shed, and tried organizing some of he boxes.  About two … Continue reading

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Days 2 & 3 of Move-In week.

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Yesterday I spent a good chunk of the morning on the phone with Comcast trying to figure out what was going to happen and when, with virtually no success.  The agent on the phone kept saying (in every way possible) … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Move-in week.

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I truly hope I will be in, completely, by Sunday.  Maybe not organized, but in. Steve, the factory representative who did the walk through with me today, was very nice and helpful.  I now have water (hot and cold), gas … Continue reading

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You knew this was coming ….

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Things were going too well to last, right? My Comcast “window” was 8-12 today.  I was at the house at 0800 (freezing cold, I might add).  At 0930 I called them to see if there was an ETA, yep…noon.   … Continue reading

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