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Mustang Bones

Trent and I both had Friday off for the July 4th holiday last week, and in true Team Temple fashion, we used that free day to…

Drive up to Arnold and do our home inspection on the new house (and other stuff you do when you’re closing on a second home)!

The basement at 2381, where most of our home inspection focused.

The basement at 2381, where most of our home inspection focused.

“Having fun” on your day off is not for sharks like me. Even on holiday weekends.  Continue reading

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Adventure Season

It’s full-on adventure season now!

Our search for our perfect second home sure didn’t take too long. With a lot of research, careful planning, rock-solid financial strategy, and one dedicated weekend of nonstop looking, we locked in on our 3 bedroom/2 bath dream mountain retreat and are now in contract on what we’re referring to as “Mustang Ranch” in the town of Arnold, CA:

Welcome home to the woods...

Welcome home to the woods…

For many reasons (to be revealed here in due time on the blog), it feels so meant to be. We might even be closing ahead of schedule (!), so… Continue reading

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New Adventure

Team Temple is filled with excitement right now.

We’ve made a big decision, and although it’s a little scary, we’re going with our guts and trusting that if they could bring us to 3675, they are wise enough to lead us into the next chapter in our little family’s story.

(wise guts – heh)

Is one of these the place where that chapter will unfold?

I'll light the fire, while you place the flowers in the vase that you bought today...

I’ll light the fire, while you place the flowers in the vase that you bought today…

We don’t know yet, but we’ll find out more this weekend when we head to the little town of Arnold and officially start our search for our second home…

Get ready for some real estate porn!

 

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Poop Chute Riot!

Big news, everybody —

We have achieved poop chute compliance!

Yesterday, we got our private sewer lateral compliance certificate from the East Bay Municipal Utility District.

PSL Compliance Certificate.

We shall comply!

What does that mean? Continue reading

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