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For those of you not familiar with skype, it's a video calling service, and it's free. The kids enjoy skyping with their Neecy in Florida, and even with their godparents the next town over. But skype a house? Now that is definitely something I would have never imagined I'd do, yet I did exactly that.
Our new landlord (a very cool local islander) took us for a skype tour, inside and out, kitchen to bedrooms, and bathroom to lanai. She gave us a visual tour of the house, and the neighborhood. We met her, and her multitude of canine friends, and she met us. We even took her for a tour of our home so she could feel comfortable about the way we would keep her property. Then we took her outside ... to winter, to which she said, "no wonder you want to move to Hawaii!"
So, there she is, our tropical oasis, home away from ... wait ... it's just, well, home. And one more reason we're turning day dreams into reality and leaving to live an ...