Good to be home.
The dogs and I took a longish walk on this cold, overcast day. Ran into a couple of new neighbors: a young couple with a baby on the way. "We are city people who can adapt" they said. Nice kids; they are full of optimism and potential. We discussed the Ridge and issues regarding adapting to living up here. Made plans for a barbecue.
I hope to take advantage of the young man's muscles by putting him to work on our house over the next month or two. I could use a hand to finish some projects (and he could use a little extra cash).