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LakeArenal

(29,203 posts)
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 01:53 PM Oct 2023

Hard to fathom a great thing that has dropped in our lap....

As many know, we moved to Costa Rica.

Not long ago we moved to a lovely new place. The day after we hung pictures….

A very Nice, well off widow approached us to say….

I’m building a two bedroom cabina on my property ( she built a lovely home about four years ago).

She does travel five months a year and is building the cabina for….us to live in rent free, for watching the greater property while she travels, pay her yard and maintenance crew and generally keep it safe.

Rent free!!! Miracles and dreams do come true. Our karma had to have done something admirable. Have no idea what.




PS. Furnished as well!!!

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Hard to fathom a great thing that has dropped in our lap.... (Original Post) LakeArenal Oct 2023 OP
Yeah!!!!! MLAA Oct 2023 #1
So thrilled for you! Diamond_Dog Oct 2023 #2
Congratulations on your good fortune, my dear LakeArenal! CaliforniaPeggy Oct 2023 #3
We took such a leap of faith to move here. LakeArenal Oct 2023 #19
Congrats! 2naSalit Oct 2023 #4
We are renters. So landlord will rent it. LakeArenal Oct 2023 #11
How lovely for you. blm Oct 2023 #5
How wonderful Alliepoo Oct 2023 #6
Wow, LakeArenal! Congratulations. debm55 Oct 2023 #7
Pinch me. We have been married nearly 50 years. LakeArenal Oct 2023 #12
What terrific news! Bayard Oct 2023 #8
Actually just the beginning. Leveling the area. LakeArenal Oct 2023 #10
Sounds lovely..... Bayard Oct 2023 #15
What a trusting soul. You are fortunate. How many would do this with people they just met?..nt mitch96 Oct 2023 #9
Marvelous miracles are but observations of the "what-it-is". sanatanadharma Oct 2023 #13
♥️❣️♥️ LakeArenal Oct 2023 #14
That's great news! Mr.Bill Oct 2023 #16
Thanks Mr Bill. LakeArenal Oct 2023 #17
Wow! That's wonderful! Solly Mack Oct 2023 #18
Wow, what a deal! Emile Oct 2023 #20
Wow! How wonderful. Callalily Oct 2023 #21
Wow! Sometimes it rains and then sometimes it just pours Good Things! Fla Dem Oct 2023 #22
Thank you. Sorta like lottery winning. LakeArenal Oct 2023 #23

Diamond_Dog

(32,876 posts)
2. So thrilled for you!
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 01:58 PM
Oct 2023

What an opportunity! You must be doing something right!

Hey, if you ever need helpers …. 😄😄😄

CaliforniaPeggy

(150,686 posts)
3. Congratulations on your good fortune, my dear LakeArenal!
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 01:59 PM
Oct 2023

What a great offer.

Rent-free for you, and peace of mind for her.

Wow!

LakeArenal

(29,203 posts)
19. We took such a leap of faith to move here.
Wed Oct 18, 2023, 01:22 AM
Oct 2023

It’s been such a dream and an everyday adventure.

🍀🍀🍀

LakeArenal

(29,203 posts)
11. We are renters. So landlord will rent it.
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 03:28 PM
Oct 2023

But I do love this now place. It’s only one bedroom but the location is fab.

Even tho it’s a one bedroom, if he said please stay here rent free, we’d seriously consider it.

Moving in your 70’s is so hard. We just moved to this house Sept 1. We hung pictures. ( such a commitment)

LakeArenal

(29,203 posts)
12. Pinch me. We have been married nearly 50 years.
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 03:30 PM
Oct 2023

Never had a brand new house in our adult lives. Our current rental is new and we thought we were lucky to get it. But this new wrinkle is….dreamy and surreal.

LakeArenal

(29,203 posts)
10. Actually just the beginning. Leveling the area.
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 03:19 PM
Oct 2023

Has a small pond. She will face the porch toward the pond. Sigh….?️

sanatanadharma

(3,863 posts)
13. Marvelous miracles are but observations of the "what-it-is".
Tue Oct 17, 2023, 04:16 PM
Oct 2023

Marvelous miracles are but observations of the "what-it-is".
Congratulations on being deeply welcomed in the community.

We never know the roots of the vine that delivers the fruit (phala) of our previous life choices and actions (karmas).

Grace can be as hard to see and acknowledge as is the pain of a life of hard knocks.
The "what it is" is a miraculous menagerie of the marvels of life unfolding from us and also into us.

Fla Dem

(24,528 posts)
22. Wow! Sometimes it rains and then sometimes it just pours Good Things!
Wed Oct 18, 2023, 05:59 PM
Oct 2023

Glad it poured for you LakeArenal.

LakeArenal

(29,203 posts)
23. Thank you. Sorta like lottery winning.
Wed Oct 18, 2023, 07:53 PM
Oct 2023

X amount of dollars for the rest of your life. 🍀🍀🍀🍀🌹🌹🌹

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