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Two Dogs and the season of snow

We got quite a bit of snow this winter – two storms with about 6 inches and several days of minor accumulations.  The pups love their snow days, almost more than I do. During one of the storms, our fancy pine tree got overloaded and one of the branches snapped. Other than that we didn’t […]

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A Backyard Engagement!

Back in September, my sorority sister, Taylor, and her boyfriend, Brandon, came to stay with us. I’d won a “VIP Party” at a bar nearby and needed them to come down so I could meet the minimum head count to take advantage of the VIP perks. That turned out to be a bust (I didn’t […]

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A Yellow Lab and the Water

We got Boomer when the weather was starting to turn cold, so we never had any time with him as a puppy to go swimming.  Bella has always loved the water – I don’t remember any transitional phase.  It’s not like she learned to like it.  If there’s water around, whether it’s a lake or […]

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Our House

So we closed on March 7, a Friday.  We moved in that weekend and it’s been a blast. I don’t even know how to recap the last couple of months so I’m not going to.  Let’s just pick up and act like it hasn’t been two months since my last post. This is our house! […]

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Buying a House

The three most stressful things in life are moving, starting a new job, and buying a house.  In a rare stroke of genius, Mike and I decided to do all three at once. Buying a house has been the most frustrating, overwhelming, informative, and rewarding process of my life.  My initial experience with becoming a […]

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Warm before the storm

Monday the temperature dipped below 20 degrees and the roads were icy and treacherous.  Sunday was a different story.  Less than 24 hours before the deep freeze, Mike and I were walking the dogs under bright, warm, early spring sunshine. We are scheduled to close on our house this Friday and I wanted to visit […]

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