There’s really not much of a hunt going on at this time. Only one new listing this week and it’s about twice what we want to spend so I didn’t bother looking at it. Not only is the cost of the house more, but property taxes, insurance and utilities would be more. It’s a really big house . . nice, but way more house than we want right now.
Someone asked why I don’t just stay in a hotel when I’m here. Good question and others (including Vince) are probably wondering.
I want to teach Addie to sew and make doll clothes and maybe later, clothes for herself. I want to be able to leave sewing machines set up.
I want her to help decorate our Christmas tree, and have holiday dinners at our home. I want to bake Christmas cookies and make handmade gifts.
I want to be able to leave my “stuff” here and not have to pack the car for two weeks every time we come, haul it all into a hotel, then keep it out of the way, go home with a bunch of dirty clothes, unpack it all at home. I want to enjoy my time here, just walk out, lock the door; go home and have it all waiting for me when I come back next time.
I want Vince to come too and be part of the family activities. Being in a hotel is very limiting. Having our own place, he would have a garage where he could do some of the things he wants to do; he might even have a shop.
Staying in a hotel is good but if we have a house here, we’d probably spend close to half our time here. We definitely do not want to be in a hotel that much!