Category: Solon

Halloween

Something that we’ve been dealing with for quite a while is the idea that Halloween in in any way dangerous in any way. Sure. If you keep it up you might get diabetes, but there’s been no documented evidence that...

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Ten Years Dark

It’s been ten years since the great blackout on the east coast. It’s odd that I can still remember it like yesterday. It happened when I was at work with everyone. It was still early days at ComparisonMarket (which...

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One Year

It was one year ago today that someone left a message for me on my cell phone. That call was from Amazon. It was on a Friday night when it was just starting to turn a bit warm in Cleveland. Well, kind-of warm. I took a chilly...

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Our Block

In the past three weeks of living in our house we’re really starting to like our neighborhood. I guess that’s a good thing since it would be an expensive mistake if we didn’t!  :-) SInce we’ve been here...

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House: Check

Viewing. Price drop. Offer. Counter offer. Accept. The end is nigh. You might even expect that I’ll stop bitching about the lack of a house. Yeah, probably. But I’ll still bitch about something. It’s in my...

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…Another Offer…

We need to buy a house. If we don’t things will get expensive fast. Apartment: $121/day Parking: $7/day Storage: $68/day That’ll put a pinch in the pocketbook. – = – Tomorrow, we make another offer on...

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Offer!

We were walking on a Pacific beach when we got the call. We now have a written offer on the house. Is it what we were asking for? Well, no. Of course not. But, I think it’s fair. I know not to count chickens before...

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Anticipation

Tomorrow is my first day on the job in three weeks. Tomorrow is my first day working in Seattle. Tomorrow is the first day I’ll be working at Amazon. The last time I worked — for pay at least — was three weeks...

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Road report – Day 1

It was odd leaving Solon for the last time. This waste last time that I’m pulling out of my home in Ohio. It is more than strange. The four sleepless hours of “sleep” didn’t help change the surreal...

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