Writing little snippets about my daily life is nothing more than trying to
remain connected to people I care about most.
How often do we cruise through life not relishing even the tiniest of
successes, “learning opportunities” and pleasures… much less sharing those chosen
moments with people that support and even look forward to our next adventure in
2002 was the year of loss for my husband and I.
Not all of our losses were negative… between the two of us… we lost over
Once you’ve experienced the type of losses we did during this year, you
begin to take stock in your values, dreams and priorities. So in an attempt to redefi ne
ourselves… we sold our “fully paid for” San Diego based home and moved to a
one- bedroom, two-story, beyond-ugly green, “get away pad” on a ten acre parcel on
Deadwood Mountain. (Makes me want to keep an eye out for Outlaw/ Rustlers…)
A perfectly reasonable diversion for two city folks, with the belief that bears
belong in the zoo… and lattes should be available on every street corner! Why not
uproot the declawed cats, and never consider asking ourselves the question “So…
what is the difference between septic and sewer?
What we found, are the experiences that make us smile, question (what
were we thinking?) and somehow…some way appreciate our new life through the
absurd and benign evolution of every day events.
To add to the mayhem, we decided to become innkeepers and pool our
resources together to build our own little slice of heaven as we create “the perfect Bed
and Breakfast”. It didn’t really matter that I never met a bed I ever wanted to make
up… or the thought of scrubbing toilets leaving me a little disgruntled. It was the
idea of living in paradise and sharing it with great people along the way.
So here we are… sharing a few “snippets” of Life in Oakhurst…