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3 days ago

Rainy day update in A restart

Not much of an update I guess but I’ll give it a whirl… People… I’m gonna leave social media until this whole pandemic thing is over… seriously. Unless they come up with some way to filter out w...


4 days ago

Two weeks in A restart

We are now at two weeks out from moving day. THIS is a good thing. I’ve been noticing weird things about myself though. As moving day gets closer, as this cloud becomes ready to lift, as I inch ...


July 27, 2020

Bored in A restart

44 Things You Don’t Know About Me (they’re not so odd) Do you like blue cheese? NO! Have you ever smoked? I smoked from 18 until about 30 Do you own a gun? Not right now, but I’ve owned a number...


July 25, 2020

Moving in A restart

Things are still moving on the home sale front, thank goodness! I think we’re in pretty good shape right now, with the inspection situation passed. There’s obviously nothing major wrong with thi...


July 25, 2020

Concerning in A restart

There are a lot of things about the current state of the world that are concerning, obviously, but I think more than any fleeting concern like the pandemic or the recent social unrest, the idea o...


July 24, 2020

Progressing in A restart

Things are progressing well on the home sale front I think. We had the inspection on Tuesday, and today heard back from their agent on it. The inspection turned up nothing but one question about...


July 18, 2020

Still YESSSing in A restart

My last entry was a little short on details, but yes, we have accepted an offer on our place. It came at a great time, since we’re right at 30 days out from our move date, so it gives us ample t...


July 17, 2020

YES! in A restart

Today, just before it flipped over midnight to become my birthday, which it now is, an offer came in on our place, which offer we accepted. And now it is time for my happy dance. BEST DAY EVER Y...


July 12, 2020

Hopefully progress? in A restart

Well, I mentioned we had two showings on Saturday. One the realtor let our realtor know they were “very” interested. The other one we have not yet received feedback on, but that typically means ...


July 11, 2020

Progress? in A restart

Well, we may have made some progress on selling our place. We had two showings today, one of which we haven’t received feedback on yet, but one of them we did and it was positive. There’s an app...


July 08, 2020

Nibble-free in A restart

Well, Monday and Tuesday went by and still no nibbles on the sale of the loft. We didn’t have any requests for showings yesterday or today either, kind of bummed about that. I’m pretty sure we ar...


July 04, 2020

7-4-20 in A restart

Hi all, Happy Fourth to my fellow Americans! Not too much going on. We relaxed all day, not much going on in this area in terms of things to do on the 4th of July. Went to an ice cream shop tonig...


June 27, 2020

Showings in A restart

The showings of the loft have begun. Well, technically only one, our place was posted on MLS Thursday night and on Friday we had a request for a showing. They saw the place today but weren’t int...


June 18, 2020

Progression in A restart

Things are progressing on the home front. Pretty much have the loft cleaned out and lots of things are moved to storage. On Tuesday the staging consultant came over to go over everything she wan...


June 14, 2020

Life Repair in A restart

I found an old note in my phone - in the notepad app where I have hundreds of notes which is how I remember anything. “Life Repair” was the title of it, but almost everything on the list had to ...


June 11, 2020

10 things in A restart

Not my work, but I thought this was a good list. What do you think? 10 Things Likable People Don’t Do They don’t blame others. They don’t need to control others. They don’t need to impress....


June 09, 2020

Smell ya later in A restart

Well - the deal is done. We have deposit/earnest money down on a new place, and I’ll be making the calls to get our place on the market tomorrow. To be sure, we’d been talking about moving out o...


June 01, 2020

Finally in A restart

Seems like things are finally under control here in Minneapolis. It seems like it’s a lot of these antifa types coming from outside of the city that are causing trouble, or like the chief in Hou...


May 30, 2020

Riot Day 5 in A restart

Unfortunately the city and state still don’t have the violence and destruction under control, but maybe tonight they will get the situation in Minneapolis quelled. We live downtown, and the stre...


May 29, 2020

Safe in A restart

Just checking in - we are safe for now. All the chaos is going on somewhat near us, but thankfully not in our immediate area at this point. We would welcome your prayers.


May 26, 2020

Commitment in A restart

I keep trying to remember to write more, but I haven’t been very committed to it. Writing is a good mindfulness activity for me, it’s just hard to know what to journal about since not much is hap...


I was sad to wake up to the news yesterday that Ravi Zacharias had passed away. He was a huge influence on me, I’ve listened to so many of his lectures and podcasts, radio programs, etc. He was s...


quarantine day 28372894747 Using only song titles from one artist (and their remixes), cleverly answer these questions. Pick Your Artist: Radiohead What is your gender? Man O War Describe yourse...


May 15, 2020

Me too I guess in A restart

Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed? I live in a loft and there’s only one closet, it’s a big walk-in the size of a small room. The door is never closed. Do you take the shampoos a...


May 09, 2020

Waiting in A restart

Life continues on. Things are starting to open up here in my state, which I view as a positive thing. I think they are dialing back restrictions week by week, with a goal of getting people back ...


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