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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne



Ugh

Ugh.  I don't have much of anything "uplifting" to say today.  Browsing through a couple of YOUR blog posts, though, maybe it's going around.  ;)

Spent my day "off" yesterday with the normal 5:30 alarm followed by much of my day spent in town.  It was a profitable day there, as far as those things go.  Had a tutorial with a website client and that went well.  Then rushed to Mama & Papa Pea's (with 5 minutes to spare) for my telephone meeting with the lawyer.  I still need to process all that she said and get my notes written up into a more comprehensive form, but, basically, my options are not terrific.

But, I did get an e-mail this morning from the long-distance Off-Grid Systems Guru who was in the county and came out to check on my system yesterday while I was gone!  (Argh.  He knew it was my day off and so worked his schedule to fit it, I think . . . and here I wasn't even around!)  But, I'd told him to let himself in, and so he was able to do a little work that did help.  The automatic start on the generator is still a problem, though, as - apparently - the setup for it is different than what everyone's used to.  But, he changed out yet another bad battery, and so now I'm down to only 2 "back ups".  On the up side, the batteries are holding a charge even better now (which is NO big surprise - a battery system is only as strong as its weakest link).

Back to his e-mail, though, he knows a couple who he thinks would be interested in Swamp River Ridge.  Very interested.  Matter of fact, I just this second got another e-mail from him asking if they could come meet with me and see the house and property in about 2 weeks!  I've gotta say, though, all these constant ups and downs are EXHAUSTING.  But, I'm gonna run and get back to him / them.  Then it's off for another day of fun (ahem) at work.

Peace out. 

9 comments:

  1. I can sympathize with the stress and anxiety all these ups and downs produce - been there, done that - and I can only say that I truly hope for the best possible outcome for you, even if it does mean selling your house and property.

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  2. If you arrive to drop off the dogs this morning with "Stop, World, I wanna get off," pasted on your forehead, we will understand completely.

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  3. I'll be hoping for the best with the prospective buyers, even though it would be mixed with sadness for you it would eventually be a huge stress relief, it can't be easy to sell something so far from major employers, heck I can't even sell a positive income -producing property in the suburbs in this market!

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  4. Jenyfer Matthews said what I wanted to say.... a different scenario, a different situation... it was hard, but what worked for me was to think in terms of 'baby steps'.... that way the whole thing wasn't so overwhelming. Good luck.

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  5. Hang in there, kiddo. This emotional whiplash can knock the starch out of you - be careful to take care of yourself. We are all pulling for you.

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  6. Know that you are not all by yourself during this time. There's lots of love and support for you. Hugs, hugs hugs.-"M"

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  7. Can you still weep on mamma lap,?I know my daughter does,well ,maybe too often,but thats what moms are for````````:)

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  8. Sorry, kiddo. It will all work itself out - no matter what - it always does. :-(

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