My ex-Intel colleague just bought a house, and he shares some of the pictures. I include one of those below.
We attach very heavy weight on our place of stay, or what we call 'home'. I admit I am also longing for a relatively stable place where I can rest and recuperate. But not now, because living a too comfortable life will reduce my desire to take risks. Anything good enough is usually not good enough, especially judging from my current achievements.
When turning back is the cliff, just forge ahead and fight. Cruel, but useful.