Category Archives: Richmond Life

Richmond Life

Swale and Berm

This August we will have been in this house 2 years.  The time has flown by.  One thing we are discovering is the rhythm of this property.  This neighborhood is fabulously multi-dimensional. There are hills, and valleys, and flat, and … Continue reading

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5.6, that’s how far we’ve moved, yep, 5.6 miles. We closed on the house 14 August, and immediately started moving stuff over.  We did it all ourselves until the following weekend when Tom rented a truck, and hired 2 guys … Continue reading

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year one

One year ago today we arrived at our house here in Richmond Virginia – that's after having lived nearly 11 years in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.   We actually left Mexico on 26 May; Tom, me, and three dogs – it … Continue reading

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Midlo – Dining Room

so I just know you are curious how the house is coming along. And I know this because many of you have asked. The decorating, and restoration of this old house are coming along in bits n pieces. The house, … Continue reading

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