We're back home for a short while. Here's what's been accomplished in the last two weeks. We have yet another contract on our house. Maybe 3rd time's the charm? The buyers are a young family who seem genuinely happy to be getting a home. We close on May 31. We flew to Orlando with Matthew [...]
We just got a contract on our house! Even though it was only on the market for 26 days, we've been rather anxious about the sale moving forward in a timely manner. Thank you to everyone who supported us through prayer, and thank you most of all to God for sending us a buyer. Closing [...]
Yes, it's a snowy day in Colorado, but our house just went up for sale. Less than 16 hours after the initial posting, we have 2 showings scheduled! Here are the photos taken and presented by the realtor's photographer. Stay tuned for continued updates!
Just a quick update on our efforts to get on the road... All the carpet covering the hardwood floors has been removed. The underlining had disintegrated significantly, leaving behind a fine red dirt! The last bedroom has been mostly cleaned out, the broken closet door replaced, and a couple of twin beds set up for [...]
As I continue to scan the vast collection of photos and documents (17,000+ pictures so far!), some themes have begun to arise. My extended family - across 4 generations - has had an apparent fascination with a number of photogenic topics. Enjoy browsing! Costumes are not just about Halloween. Whether it be for playtime, dramatic [...]
Happy (belated) Memorial Day! All these updates are covered in the YouTube video linked at the end of this post. This week we had our second donation pickup from ARC. We were able to offload a number of larger items, as shown below. We also paid a visit to the graves of our four parents. [...]
The last two weeks have been very busy for me, mostly because of job-related tasks. As far as downsizing work goes, here's what's been going on: We completed the refinance of our house. This will help to free up some monthly cash for further remodeling expenses and some debt reduction. Our city had a free [...]