Saying Good-Bye to New England

I grew up in New England.  I moved back for eleven years, and recently I moved away again.  I started this blog to share my adventures in the northeastern US, but alas, I didn’t have many fun adventures. I moved 5 times, and dealt with a lot of unexpected difficulties during my time in the…

Don’t You Just Love the Snow?

Every time I mention that I moved to the north FROM Florida, people give me an incredulous look. You did what? Well, it wouldn’t help to try to explain my reasons – Florida is paradise in their eyes. So I just let them think there is something wrong with my way of thinking. Back in…

The Last Big Move

Although my motto is “never say never”, I am hoping that this was my last big move. I found a house I could afford on my meager resources and lo and behold, I was approved for it! The process was a long one – 3 months altogether (I think a house can be built in…

Packing and Selling and Downsizing – Again

In 2005 I did a big move from Florida to New Hampshire. That was not fun. In 2007 I moved out of my nice house into a rental in Hopkinton. (Long, unhappy story) It was the beginning of my life as a renter again after 25 years of owning my own home. In 2008 I…

The Shed Is Gone

One of the few things you can count on is the fact that life is always changing.  It changes more and faster for some people than for others, but change is inevitable. I was looking at my banner on this page and remembering the old man who owned that little shed that is shown at…