3 months and 21 years

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been at Sahalee full-time for just 90 days. It seems so natural, like we’ve been here our whole lives. Our 16 years in Florida now seem very much like a sweet tropical dream- Just a little blip on our personal time travel continuum.

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The long and winding road

Welcome to Monsoon Season!! After weeks of hype, we are finally being treated to the downpours of ancient lore.

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Ol' Reliable

My first car!! Needed a truck for my Grrrls… Thank you to the Gunnison Community Bank for floating me the loan! ūüėČ

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Introduction

Without visiting in person before making an offer, we discovered the listing for this little gem on the back road to ABQ from Chama.

Criteria met: ‚ȧ$1000/acre, Borders National Forest, No HOA or Deed Restrictions.¬† Well, let’s call the realtor and talk about it.¬† Really?¬† That’s all you want for it?¬† Well, winter is coming and we won’t be able to make it out to visit the property so let’s hold off.¬† Maybe not, maybe we can mitigate our risk by giving a lower offer.¬† If he really is ready to sell now he will understand that we aren’t going to pay the full asking price without seeing it.¬† Success!!¬† Property purchased, hopefully this doesn’t backfire on us in a bad bad way.

Wow, just wow our expectations are exceeded.¬† Several miles up an unmaintained¬† road, bordered on one side by national forest and the property on the other three sides are owned by someone that just comes up for a few days each summer, and he was really a nice guy.¬† I think this will work, let’s start planning to get the hell out of Florida!!

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