24 Dec

Perfect As a Home in Between Homes

My husband and I recently needed to find apartments for Silver Spring MD quickly due to a communication breakdown between my husband and the people building our retirement home. In order to save money, my husband assumed the general contractor position for the new house. He hires the people who do all the other stuff, such as the drywall, roof, electricians, plumbing, etc. It’s a big job and one, I must say, he’s not really up to the task of doing. You need to know who to call and who to play hardball with in order to get stuff done and he failed to do it.

The result? We’re going to be homeless for about six months. Continue reading

24 Dec

The Boys Found Us a New Apartment

Being a single mother has never been easy, but it has not been as hard as my two sons are getting older. They have been really great about helping me out with everything from getting good grades in school to helping with the chores at home. When I got a new job in San Antonio, one of them suggested that we look at apartments in San Antonio so the drive would not be so hard on me. I thought that was pretty incredible because it meant that they would have to change school districts, which can be hard for a kid. Continue reading