The apartment is large by the local standard and reasonably priced. I was fortunate that friends who were downsizing have given me lots of furniture. It's been an exciting time and occasionally quite exhausting. I looked at lots of places that are for persons "over 55" and decided that at least for now I'd rather live in a more natural mixture of ages and stages of life.
You might remember this post showing visitors in my old neighborhood. Here are some year round residents that I see several mornings a week:
I see on the Internet that the designation for a group of peacocks is an Ostentation. How appropriate is that?
(Sorry about the piece of lint on the lens. I thought I had gotten rid of it!)