When I moved into my current home in Suffolk, it was my intention to stay in this house until I breathed my last. And it did work out that way – sort of. On September 5th, 2018, I was carried out of my house and transported to a local ER when – despite the efforts of the medical staff – I bled out, had a heart attack and died.

The heart attack had nothing to do with my heart – except basic hydraulics. When there’s not enough hydraulic fluid in the system, the pump shuts down.

When my heart stopped, I popped out of my 59-year-old body like toast out of a toaster. As I floated away, I had the time of my life – literally. Nonetheless, as my buddy Dales says, heaven sent me back.

Subsequently, I came to realize that I wasn’t living my life the way God intended. I had been miserable. Lying in the hospital bed for five days, I had time to think and reflect and I decided that I had to make some big changes. And I did.

Now I’m planning to move to the Midwest, and as part of this new life, I spend way too much time looking at Midwestern houses for sale, and I have found my dream kitchen.

Enjoy the pictures below, and if you are in the Williamsburg area on Saturday, come to my talk about my “temporary death experience” at 11:00. More information here.

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This is an actual image of my heart when I ran low on hydraulic fluid.

This is an actual image of my heart when I ran low on hydraulic fluid.

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Abso-galootely - the most perfect kitchen that I've seen in my house-hunting zillow-loving searches.

Abso-galootely - the most perfect kitchen that I've seen in my house-hunting zillow-loving searches.

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From every angle - perfection.

From every angle - perfection.

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Whoever designed this kitchen should have received the Nobel Peace Price for "Perfection in Design".

Whoever designed this kitchen should have received the Nobel Peace Price for "Perfection in Design".

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The exterior of the house that contains the World's Most Perfect Condition™.

The exterior of the house that contains the World's Most Perfect Kitchen™.

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Link to the house shown above.

Click here to see another blog on beautiful kitchens (of the 1950s).

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