For 15+ years it was basic to visit two of our adult children and their kids during the
holidays. in the Sacramento area. We would be there for the holidays and go back to L.A.
in January. Parts of the free way are scenic, as you see. Even in winter.
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Coffee or tea is a BASIC for living:):) NOT, but it’s nice! (it’s not I in the reflection)
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A door is kind of a basic feature of a house. I’m hospitable, but I do have my limits.
The doors here in Folsum, CA are very simple,
but the trimmings of this shop have its old world charm.
Love this cactus I have indoors that blooms in winter time
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How about an Attitude:)! in Huntington Library Gardens, Pasadena, CA
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Not my intention to shame or make fun of people, but having lived in several parts of the world some of the following things are kind of amusing.
To me a house are basically four walls and a roof. Connected to water and electricity would be nice. The TV program (International) House Hunters keep me in stitches.
They (the ones looking for a house) want a pool while they have a beach view??
They refuse a house because it has no clothes dryer or dish washer.
The rest of the world air dry their clothes in the yard, balcony, or drying rack! I used to have a gas dryer, but the bill would be too high to operate it in the mountains. So I have air dried my clothes for 4 years, and am still alive without bodily or mental harm:)
Also, I have two hands to wash my dishes with them, right?
I can understand that if one is not used to steep stair cases like in Europe, one might be a little bit squeamish at first, but … why do we have two legs? No stair case because one has little kids? I was five when I came to live in a house with one, till I was 18! And there were no childproof latches either:):)
Some HAVE TO have two bathrooms. That really puzzles me. Don’t you mostly go one at a time to the bathroom anyway? .Do you really have to brush your teeth at the same time? … and … you would not invite guests, who you would not feel comfortable with, right?
Others refuse a house with an endless list of popcorn ceilings, carpet, laminate floors, dark cabinets, no granite or corian counters, an island, no island, and so on – most of them are cosmetic items.
What makes me laugh is when they say (the rooms, the bath tub, you name it) “It’s too small,” while in many parts of the world people live with a whole family in one room.
To be fair, I’m to a certain degree guilty of this myself. One time I asked hubby, how big the entry way was, which he was rebuilding for a customer. He looked at our walls and ceiling, and estimated, “Hmm, I think … it’s about as big as our house….”
“Thanks, sweetie. I really needed to know that.”
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