Sorry to do this… (not really a motorcycle post)

I don’t have that many followers here on WordPress but I do feel bad for those that I have. I’m no longer posting motorcycle related stuff here. I’ll only be posting it here:

http://motocynic.wordpress.com/

I’m trying to keep all of my motorcycle and related posts in one spot and when I imported this from my Livejournal a lot of other random crap came with it. So this will be my last even slightly motorcycle related post on this blog.

If motorcycles are what you want then please check out the new blog. It’s the same with just a new url and everything is motorcycle related.

See you over there.

Hopefully

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Strangely Silent: An Update on Our House Buying

Many of you know that Candice and I have been on the path to buy a house since July of last year. (if you didn’t know this I’m sorry and I should be better at keeping in touch with you)

This has been a crazy and sometimes painful process little of which has been shared on Social Media. This is because the whole process of buying a house in the Bay Area is quite possibly one of the craziest things you could want to do right now. It is a sellers market and homes get multiple offers days after being put on the market, and prices are sky rocketing.

For Candice and I this meant spending most of our free time during the week looking for homes online in the areas we wanted to live. Then on the weekends we would look at them, putting offers in on the ones we liked. We did this for the last four months, over and over and over again. We put in over a half dozen offers, and each one that we didn’t get was a painful rejection and a loss of someplace that we had already invested a bit of our dreams into. As much as you try not to get attached to a house you put an offer in on, you do have imagine yourself living there since you are spending tons of money on trying to buy it.

I won’t lie, I went a bit crazy.

So when we had an offer finally accepted at the end of March we were very reluctant to tell anyone despite being pretty excited. Even as things progressed we have continued to only tell people when we speak face to face so fragile did the dream still seem. It’s not until today when I know that everyone has signed the final papers and that there is only one thing left to happen before I get the keys am I even willing to write this down. I could not let it become real, still keeping my hopes as low as possible, always trying to be ready for the other shoe to drop.

However, if you are reading this it means that the other shoe doesn’t exist (or it’s still out there waiting) and it means that the deal is done.

Candice and I have a home and we couldn’t be happier.

We look forward to having you over (as soon as we tear apart the kitchen, bathroom… never mind just come on over!)

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The Acacia House: The Short Version

The first of Triplets

The first of Triplets

It's a nice looking house.

It’s a nice looking house.

Looking into dining room from living room.

Looking into dining room from living room.

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252 Acacia Livingroom

 

 

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252 Acacia Bathroom and Bedrooms

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252 Acacia Garage and Misc

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252 Acacia Living Room and Dining room

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252 Acacia Outside

The first of Triplets

The first of Triplets

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252 Acacia Kitchen

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