The obstacles we’ve encountered in our quest for a freer life seem all for the best now, as struggles and delays brought revelations that changed our course for the better. Naturally the roadblocks are a lot easier to appreciate in hindsight 🙂
When the road ahead gets tough – and it will – looking back over the journey chronicled in the posts below ought to remind us that there’s always a way forward.
What Lies at the Low End - This is part 2 of my previous post, “The Low End of the Market is an Ugly Place to Be.” If you haven’t already read that post you might want to head there first. “After 44 miles and $9.00 in tolls, I have reached the promised land.” I felt a little giddy reading Brian’s text.… Continue reading What Lies at the Low End
Outside the Box – Part One - It’s been eight months since I spilled my guts all over the page in a post about our experience in the low end of New Hampshire’s housing market (a place that seemed to be the best we could hope for). B’s 1200-mile trip to inspect the firehouse was months before that. The lack of progress was… Continue reading Outside the Box – Part One
Anxiety in the Balance - I kept waking up last night. I was cold. Or I had a foot or leg cramp. Or my brain simply decided 1:05, 2:30, 4:17, etc., were good times to try thinking through situations I hadn’t settled during normal waking hours. The night before was even worse; I had food poisoning. If I’d just pulled… Continue reading Anxiety in the Balance