Owning a swimming pool

Owning a swimming pool

Over a year ago, when we staring looking for a new home in town, whether or not there was a pool didn’t really enter into our decision making process. For my wife, it was a detriment, and to me, I was neutral on the topic. We were both fairly active swimmers in our youth, and for me, I have a weakness for the smell of chlorine. Chlorine reminds me of early Saturday mornings when the sunlight could make it into the windows of the pool where I taught swimming lessons. The sun would light up the place and the day seemed to be full of the boundless energy of the kids I was teaching. I miss that feeling. Read more