Zeus in the sun

Why Michael Vick getting a new dog might be a good thing.

As someone who has spent a lot of time hating Michael Vick, I surprise myself when I say that I feel cautiously happy that he got a dog. Let me start by saying that I am a dog trainer. I

Zeus in the sun

Why Michael Vick getting a new dog might be a good thing.

As someone who has spent a lot of time hating Michael Vick, I surprise myself when I say that I feel cautiously happy that he got a dog. Let me start by saying that I am a dog trainer. I

Terrifying excitement

Riding home from work on my scooter yesterday, wind blowing freely over my shoulders, I allowed myself for the first time in three weeks to feel excited about becoming a homeowner. I looked at all the shops and buildings I

Terrifying excitement

Riding home from work on my scooter yesterday, wind blowing freely over my shoulders, I allowed myself for the first time in three weeks to feel excited about becoming a homeowner. I looked at all the shops and buildings I

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24 days later

Round and round and round it goes. Where is my house? Nobody knows. For the past two weeks, we have been battling a horrid cyclical torture of will-they-won’t-they get the house, and we’re running out of time. I still feel

casa

24 days later

Round and round and round it goes. Where is my house? Nobody knows. For the past two weeks, we have been battling a horrid cyclical torture of will-they-won’t-they get the house, and we’re running out of time. I still feel

On becoming homebuyer-zilla

[Now accepting art projects for my homebuyer-zilla image.] At the risk of sounding crazy, I feel compelled to share what I consider a hilarious list of texts I sent my husband today during several psychotic moments of I-want-my-house-and-I-want-it-now. My boss

On becoming homebuyer-zilla

[Now accepting art projects for my homebuyer-zilla image.] At the risk of sounding crazy, I feel compelled to share what I consider a hilarious list of texts I sent my husband today during several psychotic moments of I-want-my-house-and-I-want-it-now. My boss

On the terrible, no good, very bad home buying process

“But I want it nowwwww!” I whine. “What’s taking them so long?” “Wouldn’t this house look great with plantation shutters?” “This is the one!  I LOOOVEEE this house!  Let’s put in an offer.  Do you think they’ll call today?!” “What

On the terrible, no good, very bad home buying process

“But I want it nowwwww!” I whine. “What’s taking them so long?” “Wouldn’t this house look great with plantation shutters?” “This is the one!  I LOOOVEEE this house!  Let’s put in an offer.  Do you think they’ll call today?!” “What

On speaking Spanish, 90 days in a row

Oh boy, what have I done. My Spanish school, Pura Buena Onda, has an annual 90 day challenge in which students must to all of their homework, attend all classes and almost all monthly social events, and participate in all

On speaking Spanish, 90 days in a row

Oh boy, what have I done. My Spanish school, Pura Buena Onda, has an annual 90 day challenge in which students must to all of their homework, attend all classes and almost all monthly social events, and participate in all

On running a lot

We’re running a marathon!  Well, we’re running a half marathon.  In early December, the famous Las Vegas Strip closes down while the marathoners run their hearts out. I’ve never run a marathon before, so I’m starting my training early.  13.1, here

On running a lot

We’re running a marathon!  Well, we’re running a half marathon.  In early December, the famous Las Vegas Strip closes down while the marathoners run their hearts out. I’ve never run a marathon before, so I’m starting my training early.  13.1, here