[LMB] what's new with me

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 05:05:19 GMT 2021

Have a safe journey to your new home.

On Sun, Dec 5, 2021, 8:26 PM Karen A. Wyle <kawyle at att.net> wrote:

>  Big changes, Katrina! Mazel tov on the fresh start!
> Karen A. Wyle
>     On Sunday, December 5, 2021, 08:52:31 PM EST, Katrina Knight <
> kknight at fastmail.fm> wrote:
>  I've been here even less than usual lately but I have a good
> excuse. I'm in the process of moving from Pennsylvania to
> Kennewick, Washington. (For those not familiar with Washington
> cities, Kennewick is on the eastern side, a few hours west of
> Spokane and not terribly far above the Oregon border. It is dry
> and windy there.
> This is happening because I absolutely have to move from the
> place I've lived for 26 years, which is a situation that came to
> a head while I was out in Washington last month. Then, a few
> days before I came home a friend called to say that she'd gotten
> a call from another friend who was looking for a housemate, was
> I interested? The deal is that in exchange for coming home at
> night unless I arrange otherwise in advance, giving my housemate
> rides to some of her appointments, and doing some chores that
> she can't easily do herself, I get a place to live rent-free and
> in exchange for doing the cooking, my food gets bought. Plus she
> has looms all over the house and wants to teach me how to use
> them! How in the world could I possibly turn that down? I'm
> probably going to end up being really poor for a few years until
> I build up enough local clients to bring in more money but I
> think that what I get from remote clients and things like
> filling out surveys should allow me to pay the essential
> month-to-month bills.
> Moving was more of a long range plan, not something I was
> planning on doing before the end of the year. Driving across the
> country with two cats in December is going to be an interesting
> challenge. So now I am madly sorting and packing my belongings
> and trying to figure out how everything is going to get paid
> for. Fortunately I have some good friends who are helping with
> some of the expenses. The cost of moving across the country is
> scary though, and I'm not taking most of my stuff.
> --
> Katrina Knight
> kknight at fastmail.fm
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