In just under four months, we are (almost) Sold!
The sixth owners of our old house are now in place (assuming their mortage goes through). Like five of the six proprietors, they are Unitarian. Somehow this is a peculiarly 'Concord' pedigree. Pete fantasizes about teaching the kids (three of them) how to canoe and fish. I worry they will steal the affections of a certain canine but my vet counsels that that will never happen. They — the kids — will simply become her new toys, ones that don't need batteries and don't shred in tug-o'war games.
I've been a good girl. I've kept my part of the bargain and kept my mouth shut when it comes to my fantasies. But now that we're 'out from under,' I'm shopping for tickets.
Food for thought: "I wanna hang up a map of the world in my house. Then I'm gonna put pins into all the locations that I've traveled to. But first, I'm gonna have to travel to the top two corners of the map so it won't fall down." (Mitch Hedberg)