« HP did me a favor | Main | Albuquerque house - then and now »

March 19, 2010


Wow!!!!! What great photos!!!

Glad to have you back!!!!

As I recall, when I stayed there, I parked outside, so as not to stain your garage floor with oil. However, I probably was the only one to park outside.

Kay--Thanks, Kay, it is good to be back. Occasionally, I would access blogs from our public library's computers; but, I didn't take the time to comment. (My loss.)

Bogie--I had conveniently forgotten the first few weeks/months that I lived there. As, at that time, I think there were no other houses nearby, we can let that slide. As you recall (and, as shows in the right-hand photo), I had a parking pad added to the south side (right-hand) of the garage so that the 1971 Buick Electra that I bought had a place to rest. It was too huge to comfortably fit into the smallish garage alongside the 1982 Mazda 626. The Buick was strictly for my frequent trips to/from the airport. I didn't want my "new" car (Mazda) to be exposed to the desert sun during the weeks that I was out of town.

As I recall, you drove a Starsky and Hutch Ford of some type. Have you a photo of it?

So glad you're back and online again CC. Love the photos...and I love your old house...really cool. Sorry about all of your techie problems...hope it goes well from here on out. I HATE TECHIE PROBLEMS!!!! They are at the top of my list for things that stress me out. Good luck sweetie... ~Joy

Maybe the pyramid is the national headquarters of the KKK!
I've posted pix of some of the houses I've lived in. All except one still exist. The house I live in now was built in 1960 and is "local style" single wall redwood construction. We added a deck and remodeled some inside but have mostly left it alone. Like you, we are tree planters!
I hope you are having a good time. It's nice to see you back online!

Joy--Thanks for the welcome and comment. You know that I've been around to see you; but, as has often happened, my computer has refused to download the comment window (for submitting a comment) on your blog. I wanted to leave birthday greetings for your baby boy! Congratulations on your award, too.

Hattie--Lucky you that all of your old houses still stand. While in college, I lived in three different houses - none of which has existed for at least 20 - 30 years, having each been replaced when the school expanded at various times. They were all firetraps, so it is well that they are gone; but the rental units (two apartments & one house) were within my budget ($40/month for housing). The house was within my budget because the cost was split between two couples, my brother & his wife and HH & me.

I am having a good, if busy, time. Thank you for your welcoming comment.

I have lived in so many houses through the years that I could never go back to all of them. My childhood home was demolished and a Safeway Store is on that spot now. It was depressing to see it. My last house is still standing, but a Organ Pipe cactus that I planted is gone and I had hoped to watch it grow. I don't want to go back to see the changes again.

Your house is my kind of home. I would love to have lived there, I know.

you CAN go home again!! Did you ring the bell and ask to go inside? I might have.

The pyramid intrigues me. The owner might be someone who believes in pyramid-power.

Darlene--How many places have you called home? (You caused me to "count up" mine and, I believe, they number 27, including the house that Dad built on a truck bed.) It is with a measure of trepidation that one approaches going to see one's old abodes, isn't it? Yes, from reading your writings, I believe that you would have enjoyed my Albuquerque home. Unfortunately, neither you nor I am enjoying it, now!

Kenju--No, in all my life I have never wished to intrude upon current residents of a previous abode. That requires bravery beyond my supply.

I expect the crystal/pyramid power people to be in the San Francisco Bay area; but, you have an idea, there. So...now we have two ideas: KKK chapter house or crystal/pyramid power invokation. Thanks!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Support Wikipedia