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Fireworks Season … Anything Goes!

I really do love living in West Richland. Been here since 1998 and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else in the Tri-Cities area. But for a few days each year, I can’t stand West Richland. It’s during the few days before and after July 4th. If not for the fact that I fear our house […]

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How to Buy a House … in 4-5 Months

About 18 months ago, we came close to buying a new house about a half-mile from where we live now. But, after a crazy, seven-day period, that purchase fell apart when we got a much-bigger-than-expected bill from the tax man. Well … here we go again. Only this time, it’s a done deal. All signed. […]

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How to Almost Buy a House in 7 Days

We’ve been casually looking at houses for probably 4-5 years now. That’s what you do when your wife is a real estate agent who has access to the MLS 24 hours/day, and when your “starter” home (that fit your three-person family just fine, but not so much your four-person family) gets too cramped. But in […]

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Why I Love Where We Live

Very early in our marriage, I used to tell Cari that someday I wanted to live in (or build) a development where everything that mattered to me was, like, really, really close to our house. I wanted all of my best friends to live on the same street so we could hang out without having […]

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West Richland, WA: The other windy city

I know Chicago is the official “windy city,” but I doubt Chicago has very much on West Richland, Washington. We just finished a string of three days straight with winds ranging from 15-50 mph — just non-stop, no breaks, rocks-in-your-pockets wind. I hate wind. Our house is on a corner, and the open side of […]

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