I'm finally starting to feel a little bit better. That virus really knocked me down and dragged me around for two weeks. But on Monday I was able to do some domestic chores, those simple pleasures of washing, drying and folding laundry. I even made some yummy Indian food Sunday night. I'm beginning to feel like my old self again. Although, those few chores did tire me out considerably. I'm on my way to health and curmudgeon land.
Some might interpret our NO as an announcement that we are not motivated sellers. But that's not what we are announcing at all. We are screaming that curmudgeons live here and want buyers to just respect the boundaries that they have drawn. Is that really too much to ask? We like our space. We like our privacy. We like the house to be shown at its very best. We live here. It's not antiseptically pristine 24/7. We actually cook and make a mess. Oil spatters on the stove. Toast crumbs are left on the cutting board. The dish drain is full. Why would we want someone to come at a moment's notice? It makes no sense.
When we do have prospective buyers come in to look at the house, I always put out photos of the yard in different seasons. I think it's interesting that people only get to see a house once or twice before they decide if they want it. I want them to see the spring yard full of daffodils, the summer garden with corn ten feet tall, the fall maples with their mind-blowing orange leaves, the winter deck covered in snow and the sun rising low in the trees. I guess that's not very curmudgeonly of me at all. It probably wouldn't interest them to see this video, but it's one of the sights I watched from bed last week when I was sick. I grabbed the camera and tried to capture the amazing colors. It's the morning light making rainbows in the strands of spider webs crossing the yard. I think it's a major selling point, but that's just me. LOL!