Author Archives: Laurie

Landing Pad No 2

We found landing pad no. 2 on craigslist in the sublease section.  It was advertised as a 600 square foot garage apartment that was being subleased at under market value.  My last San Antonio apartment was 682 square feet and … Continue reading

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Unwrapping L.A.

Before moving to L.A., I had very few expectations of what it was like.  I knew the traffic was abominable and that the weather was generally better than San Antonio.  I really didn’t try to anticipate what it was like here … Continue reading

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Snugglers’ Cove

Chuck and I arrived in Los Angeles on November 1, 2012 as scheduled.  Our adventure begins.  Chuck is doing contract software engineering work while he further develops his acting career.  I am also seeking employment as the foundation for my … Continue reading

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Conscious Letting Go

Chuck and I are preparing for the upcoming move to Los Angeles.  Plan A was to get a storage pod and have it shipped out.  But Chuck surprised me with Plan B the other morning which is to sell what … Continue reading

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Feeling Homeless

I’ve been feeling homeless a while–not the kind of homelessness that has one sleep in doorways and eating out of dumpsters–but completely detached from my last home.  I guess not being at home for three and a half months can … Continue reading

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Life Interruptus

Last Friday, my little family had another Life Interruptus moment.  My husband, Chuck, had his first and hopefully only, seizure.  We are getting him all checked out and will probably never really know for sure what actually caused it.  We … Continue reading

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Gaining Clarity

My time out is coming to an end and I’m finally feeling more like my normal self.  I’m flying back to San Antonio in three days!  These few months have been filled with letting go.  I don’t know if this … Continue reading

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Three Months

I can definitely see the light at the end of the tunnel.  My butt is scheduled to be shipped back to San Antonio on August 29.  The big screw that is holding my tibia and fibula together is coming out … Continue reading

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Seeking Studio Mate

Below are pictures to the space that I’m looking to share with a working artist.  The building houses many artists and creative entrepreneurs, as well as an antique warehouse on the first floor. The monthly rental price ranges from $200 – … Continue reading

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Two Months

It has been two full months since I broke my ankle.  I usually like to blog when I’m in an up  place, so after some seriously spiritual Malcolm in the Middle (Season 4, Episode 1, Minute 19, if you have … Continue reading

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