Saturday, January 26, 2008
bent creek winter trail view
We got a load of wood on Thursday night, hurrah! It's huge, giant wood though and young M broke the axe handle when he went to chop one log into smaller, more usable pieces. "We could burn that," I said doubtfully.
"Nah," he said, brandishing the sharp broken end, "Check it out. This is a perfect vampire stake. This right here is a serious Buffy weapon." And he was right. So now, I am happy to announce that my house is thoroughly protected against vampires. Just try it, bloodsuckers! We've got the stake!
In other news, I signed up for homeownership classes in March through the Affordable Housing Coalition and I talked to my friend T who is a real estate agent and I'm going, on Monday, to call some mortgage brokers and bank people to see if anyone will loan me enough money to buy something resembling a house in Asheville. I'm a little nervous about all this but I feel the time has come - and I don't want to live here and freeze my ass off forever. Even if the houses I can afford are also made of cardboard, which is likely, if I own them I can insulate them - by, like, duct taping up huge sheets of bubble wrap and then sheetrocking over that! What? I thought it up the other day! It will work! I think. Anyway, think good thoughts. I'm finally getting off my ass and motivating to actually, my god, buy a house.