Monthly Archives: March 2020

THERE’S NOWHERE ELSE I’D WANT TO BE QUARANTINED

The Coronavirus crept up on me. I heard about it as a distant news in a far off land. I thought it was crazy when a woman from work canceled her plans to travel to France in March. I kept … Continue reading

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6 Months In – still boxes

I googled it. The average move takes 6 months and 2 weeks. I kept that in mind to give myself patience with all the boxes and adjustments to a new town and new way of life.  Right on time, at … Continue reading

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3 Months In – I’m not the only one

  One neighbor admitted last night that this is harder to adjust than different to than she thought. I’ll have to ask her more.  She was expecting living here to be more like a college program or workshop she did … Continue reading

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New Skills

Yesterday I learned how to knit. At least, I tried. I pulled the needle through and made knots on the other needle. It’s a start.  I always wanted to learn but like most of the things on my to do … Continue reading

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Mourning at Co Housing

I went off to work and my boys had the day off from school.  My 9 year old called saying our cat, Dulce, was shaking and falling down.  I called the vet (and now I know you should find a … Continue reading

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Moving Part Two

Settling into life here is going well.  I enjoy not having to cook twice a week and instead sitting down with everyone to eat a common meal. I did make one common meal so far but I realized quickly that … Continue reading

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Moving

So, unlike all the other moves I’ve made in my life – this one I knew all my neighbors ahead of time.   My first trip into my new house, many gathered around to carry boxes inside and look at … Continue reading

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