Moving: Meeting with our agent

condo #4

A week ago, Rob, the girls and I headed to Decatur to look at four different condos in two buildings that are right across the street from each other. Surprisingly, the girls really enjoyed trying to visualize what life might be like living in a condo. Even the idea of sharing a room was FUN …

Eating Out: Leon’s Full Service


After meeting with our agent and looking at four condos in two different buildings, we needed a drink. So we stopped in at Leon’s Full Service and sat in the bar along the front window. The girls and I had limonatas while Rob had a beer. We also ordered a snack of “Pub Frites” with …

Eating Out: The Yogurt Tap


Today was our first meeting with our realtor in Decatur. The girls and I arrived early and found a great spot in front of the library; fortunately, I had TWELVE quarters in my car to feed the meter. A quarter for every ten minutes. As we had thirty minutes before the meeting, we stopped in …

Eating Out: Siam Thai


In considering a move of this magnitude (granted it is only five miles, but, still, it is a huge change), we really want to get a better feel for what “Life on the Square” might be like. We drove over to Decatur, drove around a few blocks, parked the car at the courthouse garage and …

Moving: So, what gives?

pine lake porch - 11 may 2011

Yes, I love my house. Yes, I love Pine Lake. We have wonderful neighbors; we are warmly greeted as we walk and bike around our little hamlet. I have a gorgeous house with plenty of room for all of us, all our stuff and visitors. But, I’ve still been feeling like something is missing. The …

Decatur Squared Map


As part of our explorations of Decatur, I’m creating a map of places we frequent. [googlemaps,-84.295674&spn=0,0&vpsrc=6&output=embed&w=425&h=350]