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Another long overdue update

I admit, I’ve been bad about posting regularly this last year. It’s been busy and hectic and whole months slip by unnoticed. I took on a second part time job, because finances. The less said about that the better. The … Continue reading

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Health – Home and Finanacial and Personal

Woah….. six months since I last posted?? How insane is that? Ok, it’s been a busy six months. Getting my feet back under me after the whole health thing in April…. good news is that at my 3 month check … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different…

One thing I haven’t talked about much here on this blog is cars. Oh I mention them on occasion but never much in depth. One of the things that James and I share, is a fondness for things automotive. Now, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

… And a bright and shiny new year full of promise and possibility awakens, (complete with the first proper big fluffy flakes winter wonderland snowfall of the season). Seems like every year we seem all too glad to kick the … Continue reading

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Fingers crossed…

I think the interview this morning went well … but then I’m never *sure* about these things. Despite the familiarity with the questions, I did struggle with at least one key point “Can you give an example of a time … Continue reading

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An artist and their tools….

Digging out a couple old entries that somehow got saved in ‘Drafts’ but never actually published. This one on ‘stoves’ got saved for wanting to add what some of these much desired items are… Every artist has a thing about … Continue reading

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Enter a bit of harsh reality….

We’re really good at making plans. James, myself, no one is better at researching and learning and gathering together source information and putting together a plan. We are, less adept, at putting a plan into action. That kind of makes … Continue reading

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My dearest….

Today is my darlin’s birthday, oh my, there are a 100, a 100,000 things I could say should say want to say … and I likely won’t say any of them here….. It’s been a tough year for us, lesser … Continue reading

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Can’t we all just get along and make kindness viral?

Well folks – it’s the first week of November … and already it has begun. Social media filled with cranky, annoyed, grumpy, and just plain MEAN posts, memes, and quick shares. A lot of them will centre on this idea … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Season – Episode ?? Or, It’s always an uphill slog…

Tomorrow will be the first anniversary of our arrival here in Arthcwtch. Honestly I expected we’d be further along at this point. We really haven’t gotten much of much done in a year. It’s been a struggle, and harder than … Continue reading

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The only constant is death and taxes

Life is constantly changing and evolving…. little tiny bits every day, and sometimes you get a bigger curve ball thrown at you. Did I think that this is where we’d be a year down the road at this time last … Continue reading

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Good news – Bad news … but mostly good

So… he’s been home and I’ve been slow updating .. Not the reasons one would think… But yes, its a level of distractedness. Lots going on the last two weeks… sorting out the tilling problem took a level of research … Continue reading

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Generating income

The past six+ months since James and I moved here have been kind of .. well a bit of limbo. For two years we’d been so focused on getting the house ready to sell and then getting it sold and … Continue reading

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We have a HOME!

Offer was accepted as presented – $90,000, conditional only on a structural inspection – they’re actually gonna leave a few things behind we didn’t ask for, but can always use – like the washer / dryer, and 2 bedroom suites … Continue reading

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And the winner is….

It was a very tight two horse race in the end… Initially we emailed our agent that we wanted to pursue an offer on the Tidd’s Lane property. The house was done – move in ready, James really like the … Continue reading

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Down time…

Taking today off, and probably tomorrow as well… It’s been an emotional week. The whole business really from the beginning has been an emotional roller coaster and now we’re on our way down the final really BIG hill. We’ll reach … Continue reading

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*sniff*

I’ve just watched the truck haul away 1200 lbs of furniture, books, dishes, clothes and stuffed toys that are the total of my daughter’s life up till now. Fortunately I have a week to try and steel myself for that … Continue reading

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Back to the ol’ drawing board….

Our trip over to Nova Scotia was perfectly wonderful many ways. We had the most delightful host, a lovely lady with newfs …. just so we wouldn’t be missing our daily dose of slobber. She was delightful – and most … Continue reading

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One of those exciting days…

There are moments in The Plan®, that are almost epiphany like. The moments seem sudden, but they’re usually a culmination of little tiny bits and pieces that finally suddenly fit together and then OMG! another corner of the puzzle that … Continue reading

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Are we saving the world?

Hurmmmmmmmm .. I’d be willing to discuss though what IS the economic destruction or saving of North America look like? This article would seem to propose that ‘craftmanship’ could save America. I personally like the idea of promoting the skilled … Continue reading

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Lets talk about The Plan®

It’s been a while… There was two weeks of pure insanity leading up to actually having the house ready for showings – no posts. Then the collapse in an exhausted heap – no posts. And then the showings – 3 … Continue reading

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More even than the cottage by the sea…

I want this house, I want this beautiful beach for my puppies to run and play, I want 20 acres of field and beach and 30+ acres of woodland forest. I fell in love with it 8 months ago when … Continue reading

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More wishful, and hungry, thinking…

One of the things that has been wandering around loose in my brain for the past year (see … not all the rats in my head are BAD… is this idea that once we’ve moved and James is hard at … Continue reading

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My husband is a b*stid….

Oh my.. oh my ohmyohmyohmy…. This is an MKT90 mobile army field kitchen (MAFK???)… Dear hubby sent me the links – it’s for sale. For $5000 I want. I want this like I’ve never wanted anything in my life. It’s … Continue reading

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Epiphany…

I just wanted to randomly say….. I came across this article this morning via a friend, and suddenly I knew, I understood, I *know* what I must do. It’s always been understood that part of The Plan® included building good … Continue reading

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