I was really happy that my mom finally agreed to move here to Arizona. She had been living in New Hampshire for several years after my father passed away, when there was nothing really holding her there. She had so much here in Tuscon waiting for her, since this is where my brother and I both live along with our families. She told me to find her a cute little cottage type of house, and she instructed my brother to handle the things like checking into ADT for Tucson residents.
Neither my brother nor I had a security system, but it did not surprise us that our mother wanted one. My father left her well off with the life insurance policy he had for years, so we knew she would be able to afford both the cottage as well as the security system. (more…)