Monthly Archives: January 2012

For better or worse, I wasn’t in the mood

This afternoon we successfully sold the house we’d owned for about 18months as a rental, making it our first “flip.” We bought the house in June, 2010: $87,000 At that time, we invested $2,500 in repairs in preparation for occupation … Continue reading

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Lilies aren’t always enough

Jessica sat at the piano, looking out at the globe lilies growing wild in the pasture that filled the view through her front window. Fairy lanterns. The stuff that fired her dreams when she was a young girl growing up … Continue reading

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Meeting Her Maker

Tuesday. A day like any other day; at least, it started much the same. Melody woke shortly before her alarm sounded at 5:30am, as was her habit. This allowed plenty of time to read the Bible, pray and write in … Continue reading

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We’re either doing something very right or very wrong

It’s nearly impossible to keep up with our housing shenanigans. We bought a house in ’10 that we have managed as a rental. We bought another house at the end of August ’11 that we intended to flip. It was … Continue reading

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