Domestic Update

The new lease has been signed, and now we are getting things organized/coordinated for the move.

The upheaval next door hasn’t been solved. There was an incidence of domestic violence at the end of last week that added to the confusion, though it also helped clear up some of the details. ChessMan came back from an evening walk with the pups to find the neighbor outside, shaking in her proverbial boots and crying. Seems she and her young boyfriend had had a slap-up, and she had fled onto the street through the bedroom window. ChessMan brought both of them – he quickly appeared outside once ChessMan began talking with her – into our house  while I called the ambulance. We were afraid her hand was broken. Fortunately, her thumb was only dislocated.

While they were here we were told:

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