She is now my friend. Non-romantic. Good friend.
But I am falling in love with eight acres of land -- thirty miles South and West, near the Rio Grande -- walking distance, even.
Long dream of building our own house, small and simple (straw bale) ... (look it up)..., growing vegetables, fruit, nuts ... bees, chickens.... and community. With human and animals of wild and "tame" varieties....
Deepening love affair with Earth, our common home.