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Sad News Indeed!! 11/18/2012

Manassas News & Messenger and Inside NoVA.com, top Prince William News Sources, closing down.  Rat Bastards!   There goes our only LOCAL news source.   Inside NoVA on Facebook has over 26,000 followers.  I sure hope that they find a way to keep that part going.  We sure depend on it.  Many times we have gotten info when it stormed as to road closures, roads flooding, trees down ect.  It never failed, when we had questions, some one would have the answer.

Look what I saw when I opened my curtains this morning….

Seems that my OTHER neighbors with high pitch, screaming little kids, two doors down are moving out.   Whooohooo!  If this keeps up, I’ll have nothing but grown up neighbors.  Wouldn’t THAT be awesome come spring.   LOL, I’m just dreaming.

I’ve got a couple of projects going on this week.  I’m working on a scarf hoodie combination.

The other project is repairing a few holes in the wall downstairs.  I have moved all my belongings from the downstairs living room  into  my bedroom for the winter, so this will be the perfect time to fix that room.  I’ll do a little painting and maybe paint that butt ugly concrete floor.

I put on a crock pot of black-eyed peas before I left for work.  They ought to be tender by the time I get back.  I’ll have to see what I have  to add to it to give it some flavor tonight.

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Tiny Living Spaces 10/5/2012

As far as I can remember, I have always had issues with living in large spaces.  I’ve always felt it was such of waste of space.  Heating and cooling an entire home in rooms that I hardly use is one of my biggest pet peeves.

About four years ago I sold one of my Scions and bought a 32 ft travel trailer.  That’s when I downsized and moved from a 1,220 sq ft home to a 358 sq ft home.  I lived in it for about two years.  The trailer was still too big.  Now I’m back in my townhouse of 1,220 sq ft.

I was okay for two years, but now I have a bad case of the hitch itch.  Wanting to move and wanting to move into something smaller.

For many years I was interested in getting a tiny house on a trailer like this one…

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The bad part about this is that I would have to worry about getting a truck to move it when I get ready.   Then I started dreaming about a 25 ft one of these…

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and one of these…

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Now I’ve decided on something even smaller….

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or one of these…

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or this one….

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Yep…a van would be perfect.  Instead of living in my home, I would be living out of my home.  When the neighbors get on my last nerve with their inconsiderate noise, I can move.  Where to?  Anywhere I want!!!  Of course, since I’m mechanically challenged, I’d have to get something made in 2007 or newer.

The other day I found a new way to search for things on Craigslist.  It’s called http://www.searchtempest.com/ .  You can search for anything and it pulls results from Craigslist from the entire country.  Pretty awesome site.

I am working very hard to get debt free by the end of next year.  Then I will probably turn over my townhouse to an agency that will take charge of renting it out for me….or I will sell it.  Either way, I’ll be 56 in two months, time seems to be flying and I think it’s high time for me to do what ever I have to do, to get happy….don’t you think?