Now, he and his wife have 2 boys, age 2.5 and 1 years, and live
|from our new balcony|
For twenty-seven years, our life in our old neighborhood was one of an almost solitary life. Our neighbors had moved on, with new one replacing them, but there we stayed, strangers to others.
Twenty-seven years! That was the longest we have ever lived in one spot, and was clear at the twenty-eighth marker, it time for a change.
The move was long overdue, as boxes and unknown treasures of stuff lined the walls and rafters in our garage. John’s library? Stacks of unread books were on the verge of cascading.
|Close (2 min. drive) to our daughter's house. |
Clara, son-in-law Brian, and Lily
after Irish dancing competition
Needing almost nothing of those dusty belongings was our surprising discovery. Now, in our new house, in our 55+ community, we are finding ourselves involved in clubs and making friends.
Yes, it was definitely time.
The underlined words are from River. She and several other bloggers have set up "Wednesday Words" for bloggers to use to liven up their writing.
This is a re-post of a 2016 post.