Friday, July 11, 2014


Buying a home is not for sissies.  Homeowners know this.  We have been on an emotional roller coaster in the last 24 hours, but have come back to feeling very good about our new home.

photo by T. Crowley
You know when they say "location, location, location"?  They ain't kiddin'.  You pay for it.  You either desire it or you don't.  Is the location more important than the home or vise versa?

I think it's a balance of the two.  Where I am in relation to the town is important, both for access and feeling connected to a community.

If all goes as planned, this time next month we will be in a home with a wooded front yard, a la Felton, CA., a couple of hammock-ready trees, a spacious yard, covered patio, and remodeled baths and kitchen.  Abundant birds and other assorted creatures.

photo by Da Man

Also, in a town we enjoy.  With a quiet neighborhood.  A relatively secluded and out of the way property, albeit with an elementary school behind!  (More on that later.)

Hope your weekend is a good one.  Hope ours is as well.  We will survive, of that I am sure.


  1. I like its lines and what you said. I always believe we can make any house into a home if the setting is right :)

  2. Amazing! Your new home is in Felton? Long long ago I had friends who lived in Ben Lomond, and I wished I could live somewhere along Highway 9. A splendid location. Best to you this weekend and always.

    1. the home is in Davis. I meant that the front yard, with its pine trees and deep shade remind me of the redwood forests in Felton and Santa Cruz Mts.

  3. It does remind me of Felton. Has that feeling. Good choice (-:

  4. Fingers crossed that all goes well.