The Yellow House That Got Away

The Yellow House That Got Away

The Yellow House That Got Away

Our family's search for a house
March 11 2009 9:21 PM

The Yellow House That Got Away

I love your idea about the swap, Michael, but I’m not sure that the new owner of

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would be so keen on moving to Tampa. Yes, that’s right: I have, thanks to one of our readers, met the person who bought our dream house, and I’m happy to say we might even become friends.



Meeting her doesn’t quite equal meeting

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and working with

the

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, but it does evoke that same, eerie someone-else-is-living-my-life feeling. And though I promise not to stalk, I’m hoping she might let our family have a turn on her porch swing someday.



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But, I know, I must move on. Yes, I’ve said that before, but, really, this time I will. Here’s

, and at this price and with this large front lawn, we could probably add a porch (and swing). Wanna take a look?