10/18/13

But I want it..

 

I am usually not a discontented person. (some may protest this statement)

 

But, really,  I am so blessed and at the risk of sounding ungrateful for what I have,

can I share what has been on my want (dream)  list?

 

Always, in the back of my mind, is an image of my dream home.

I can be happy without it, but I catch myself not enjoying what I have

because I have become so focused on what I want instead.

 

sigh

I admit it. Some days I could be called a whiner. Crying face

Lately, Mr. Finely Done and I have looked at a few properties that sounded promising.

But so far the stars have not aligned themselves to make my dream home a reality.

 

On my wish list……

  • A big Southern porch
  • A screen porch or sunroom. I now have patios and uncovered porches.. not very enjoyable during summer months.
  • Designated room for crafts, art and my stuff. Now it seems to be scattered about in every room.
  • Three bedrooms and 3 baths.
  • Safe neighborhood.

 

On the list of Mr. Finely Done.

 

  • Must have view ……(mountains, water, golf course)
  • Must have big lot. At least two acres would be good. (room for goats???????)
  • And all of this within an unrealistic price range….so it seems.
  • Neither one of us mind a moderate renovation project.

 

Recently we saw a home that fit most of the items on our lists. ……….. except for

location, neighborhood and it is on a small lot.

 

The price is right and it is so beautiful.

 

This one made my heart skip a beat. Get ready to be wowed if you are in love, as I am, with older homes.

 

 

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Isn’t she beautiful? …. Built in 1895. It has been  updated. I could even live with the kitchen for a while.

 

Sigh….sigh………sigh ……… small lot, neighborhood is questionable and it’s in a town we’re not

sure we want to live in  …… and lacking a view. Crying face

 

While I’m not ready to give up my dream, I will be more thankful for what I have and

put the brakes on the whining.(wink, wink)