SWEET SERENDIPITOUS HOME.
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so, as you may have been reading here, the home i rent is being sold by my landlady and it’s time to move on. the san francisco rental market is dismal at best — i think the rental vacancy rate is around 3%. so i was pretty much in panic mode. but then, i was rescued quite by serendipity. after i adopted my mutt lucy, i made some of my closest friends at my local dog park, where i take lucy each morning — she romps and plays with all her dog pals, and the rest of us gather to catch up on each other’s lives. it’s funny when you rescue an animal how they can then come to unintentionally rescue you as well, in some of the most surprising ways.
so it was at the dog park that i shared my soon-to-be-homeless plight and where many of lucy and my pals commiserated and jumped in to offer a place to stay should i need it and offered support in a multitude of other ways. and then, i got an email from one dog park friend, just someone i chat with from time to time with a complete life-saver. a friend of his had the cute cottage above for rent and i should get in touch right away. and so i did and by some kind of miracle the landlord practically offered this cute cottage to me over the phone. i went to see it the next day and knew with one look it was home. meet my new home sweet serendipitous home.
it’s funny how adopting lucy has brought such great friends into my life. you never know what one serendipitous step will take you, how it will change your life forever. i am eternally grateful for lucy and all she’s given me. even a new home — how about that? do you have a lucy in your life that’s changed your world in big and small ways? i’d love to hear about how one simple act of kindness, like rescuing a pup can make monumental changes in your life. i think it’s about opening up your heart, and preparing yourself for serendipity.