As you can see, we have sold our boat! A couple of weeks ago, I posted How to Avoid Scams and using common sense when dealing with people who are selling items. A young couple drove all the way from Abilene which is about 3 hours away. We convinced her to wait for the title and when it, came they they drove up. They were so excited as this is there first boat ever. While it was sad to see it go … [Read more...] about Sold!
With savings dwindling and the house in Alabama not selling, we have gotten creative in generating income! My husband has taken a paper route. Yes, he has gone back to his childhood days, except now, on the paper route, he is driving a car instead of a bike. He and our oldest daughter get up before dawn, about 3:30 am, to faithfully deliver the papers to our little town. This has become special … [Read more...] about Creative Income!
Our new house - can you see it? OK, I know I am asking for some imagination but eventually it will be beautiful! We have been talking about staking the house site and we did it. It overlooks the vineyard and eventually (Lord willing) will be surrounded by vineyard as we expand. If you look carefully, you can see 4 white arrows pointing to the stakes at the 4 corners of what will be our new … [Read more...] about New House!
Scams: Avoid them using common sense! As many of you know, it has been two years now since we began our lifestyle change adventure. Our house in Alabama still has not sold. As a result, we are tightening the belt, so to speak, even more so. One thing we are in the process of doing is trying to sell our boat. We used the boat for water skiing at least every other weekend in Alabama! There are … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Scams!
Wow! Have we had a day of snow! It started this morning and has continued throughout the day. We have gotten at least 4 inches and as you can see from the pictures below, it has been met with mixed emotion. Everything is white and the roads are slick because it has not gotten above freezing all day! I am thankful for a warm house. The children had a ball making a snowman! All helped but the others … [Read more...] about Snow Again!
I never tire of the beauty the landscape here in west Texas affords. Although it is rough, rugged and desert-like, it has a beauty all its own. How, you might ask? With flat land and no trees, you can see for miles and miles. This makes for especially beautiful sunrises and sunsets. I look forward to warmer weather so we can enjoy them with a cup of coffee! **Another benefit - if your dog runs … [Read more...] about Texas Sunrise