Escrow: Open



Hi Everyone! Catchy title don’t ya think?


I sort of felt it was appropo since this coming week specifically May 23, marks one year that our home in Southern California went into escrow. And, being that I’m a pretty introspective  kinda gal, I can’t help but reminisce about that day one year later.

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Before I go any further I wanted to share a before and after of that home.

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Notice I didn’t say our home. The photo says a lot. Actions speak louder than words.




It says that the life as I was once living  in So. California is now very different.


I must say the after is now reflecting how I was feeling one year ago. I was in~between there and here.


Letting go of the familiar, getting ready for the unknown. You know what I mean one foot in, one foot out. Neither here nor there.


So, anyway this past week I’ve been extremely aware of all this stuff.



I’ve consciously spent an enormous amount of time by the water where I can listen to the magnificent ocean, breathe in the cleanest of air, and feel the presence of a mysterious universal Love.


And, so now here I am on the Oregon Coast reflecting about that very stressful, emotional, exciting, bittersweet time. When escrow began I too began another chapter. And of course not to sound too philosophical (just a little) the real truth of that use to be our home photo is that Nothing stays the same. We don’t stay the same. The world just keeps spinning, and spinning.


Perhaps it’s helpful to look back. See the before, and after of this and that.  A gentle reminder that every moment of life is a gift. If we are lucky along the way we will experience it’s beauty, love, and offerings. Living in humility, and gratitude within the spin.


Blessings on your weekend!

And here’s the post telling all…just in case you are new to my blog. Welcome!

My WeEk…OuR DrEaMs…OuR HoPeS…


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4 Responses to Escrow: Open

  1. Barbara says:

    I love your blogs and how you tell your story! You are very creative

  2. Nancy says:

    How very wonderful!! It is such a gift to be able to look back and not be judgmental! It is hard to lose that very negative habit that we develop over the years. And I truly do believe that it is a habit. And being a habit, we can unlearn it, too. Takes some effort but essential that this habit is one that is lost!!! It is so negative and can do so much damage. I am sure, as a former teacher, you have seen first hand what it can do to children to be judged. And most judgement seems to be negative. OK, off of that soapbox. You can be so proud of all that you have accomplished in the past year! Keep on, keeping on!!!!!!

    • Marcia Ren says:

      Hi Barbara! It’s always so nice when you stop by. Thank you for your sweet comments. ♡

    • Marcia ren says:

      Hi Nancy! Ha! Ha! You are not on a soapbox. I love everything you said, and it’s all so true. And, of course you are so right about the judgement. Thank you for your positive cheers to me! Your a sweetheart! ♡

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