Monthly Archives: May 2012

Racing, running and sometimes walking to the finish at Cotton Row Run

What a great day for Huntsville’s 32nd annual Cotton Row Run. It was the 2011 race that got me running further and harder, before an unsuccessful go at the Rocket City Half Marathon last fall led to my (temporary!) physical … Continue reading

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Now we have to buy a house? Decisions, Decisions!

So I shared the good news last week: We got an offer on our Huntsville home after 52 days on the market. The days that followed were hectic. The last 24 hours were hell. After someone made an offer on … Continue reading

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Hallelujah! The real estate angels rejoice

It was just yesterday, Thursday, that I whined about enduring another day with our humble south Huntsville home on the market. It had been a long 52 days. Days that wore down my patience and threatened my serenity (but significantly … Continue reading

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Real estate restlessness as home prices drop

We are at day 52 of our real estate “adventure.” Some days are better than others, but I have concluded that I was ridiculously delusional when I thought, despite the odds, that our house might sell within the first week. … Continue reading

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Embracing life’s lemons: therapy through citrus

When life gives you lemons, why stop with lemonade? After all, the zesty fruit can be the key to hundreds of decadent desserts. Just ask my friend, Ann Marie Lang. Ann Marie was going through a trying time when she … Continue reading

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