we got our first quote. it’s nigh on 50k, which was my horror story high end of things possibility, pretty much. and that’s just cleanup, not rebuild. we’re meeting with an attorney on monday. i said the phrase “sorry, that was my attorney calling” earlier this week. “my attorney” isn’t a phrase I had ever… Read More


we got the notice on the door yesterday, informing us and the world that it’s unsafe to enter without permission. I meant to take a picture, but it was dark by the time I had a chance. the contractor came and the feelings slammed into us again. I think we need to be back in… Read More


tonight my partner took the car in to get an oil change (their first time driving since they got sick!) and learned that the oil pan threads are stripped. so while we were supposed to move today, it’s been pushed back one more night.we were pretty ready to go, except for last-minute things like fridge… Read More


we’re pretty sure that tomorrow will be our last day at the house, because we’ll probably meet with the health department tomorrow and if we do things will start rolling fast. it’s been all laundry all the time over here (my partner is amazing). beyond that, sanitizing is confusing. we have read a lot about… Read More


thanksgiving is not a good holiday. you know what i mean. i’m a vegetarian and am generally anti-genocide, so it’s not my favorite. but i missed my family, so I decided to visit. originally the plan was for me to head down alone and spend a few days of much-needed alone time house sitting for… Read More