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Happy Hump Day
Wednesday, March 03, 2021      14 comments

I am down to one small pile of paper boxes that I can't even reach right now for packing books. I still have 7 bookcases full of books - uh-oh! Time to find some smaller boxes (but not too small) so they don't get too heavy to pick up and carry ... Read more
Tuesday and the countdown is underway
Tuesday, March 02, 2021      13 comments

The movers are coming 3 weeks from today. I started going to websites and changing my address this morning - Credit Union, Discover, Citi, B&N - you get the idea. I want to get as many done before turning in the PO change of address as I can. ... Read more
TGIF!
Friday, February 26, 2021      17 comments

Amazon left a package by the side garage door at the new house after I left yesterday. I know this because they emailed me a picture telling me they left it in a secure location.*snort* I don't think of a door that can be seen from the street as... Read more
Thankful Thursday
Thursday, February 25, 2021      9 comments

I am thankful my son has started helping me when I ask him to. I am thankful that I am strong enough to carry heavy boxes for more than a few feet. I am thankful I have already brought laundry soap to the new house as I found one of my... Read more
Wednesday 2/24/2021
Wednesday, February 24, 2021      13 comments

I did not end up working from the new house yesterday after all. I fired up the work computer and the VPN would not stay connected to the server at work, so I quick packed up the car and came back to the old house. I was later than usual logging... Read more
Tuesday and working from the new house
Tuesday, February 23, 2021      10 comments

Yesterday I packed more than would fit comfortably in the car, but that's OK - it's packed and it will all get there eventually. Better to have stuff packed and waiting than to make the trip with a half-empty car. I also stopped on the way ... Read more
Monday and keep on packing
Monday, February 22, 2021      11 comments

The movers will be here 4 weeks from today. I want to get as much of the odds-and-ends packed and moved so they mostly deal with the furniture and rugs and the big stuff in the garage. I packed some yesterday and will pack more today - I want to... Read more
Sunday and more packing
Sunday, February 21, 2021      10 comments

I had a great time with my friend yesterday. First we went to the estate sale as it opened at 9. I didn't find anything I wanted, but my friend found a nice marble table-top. Now he needs to find a base for it, but it will make a lovely coffee t... Read more
Saturday 2/20/21
Saturday, February 20, 2021      8 comments

Today is one estate sale close by, then to the lamp store over in Belvedere and someplace else my friend needs to go. I have several lamps that need professional attention and will be taking two of them with us. Temps are warming up - we ar... Read more
Friday and WFH at the new house
Friday, February 19, 2021      11 comments

Well, I had 2 paragraphs written and when I came back to write another, my laptop had restarted itself and I lost everything. Not going to try to reproduce it, so this is all you get today.... Read more
Thursday Thanks
Thursday, February 18, 2021      13 comments

I am thankful the north is used to the snow and has the infrastructure to deal with it effectively. I am thankful my mom in TX let me know they are fine - have not lost power, but did lose water for a bit. Their city must have had a water-m... Read more
Ash Wednesday 2021
Wednesday, February 17, 2021      12 comments

Do you give something up for Lent? While I am not particularly religious, I find Lent a good time to get something out of my life - one year it was soda - I haven't had a soda in at least 8 years. I should have started thinking about this sooner... Read more
Tuesday and still at the old house
Tuesday, February 16, 2021      9 comments

There's no way I was going to try driving 70+ miles yesterday in the snow storm. The worst part is that I didn't get any extra packing done even though I was here. I read. Finished one book and started the sequel. Today it will be a little ... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, February 15, 2021      12 comments

Monday, ugh. I have the "I don't wanna" today. I didn't have a problem getting up or getting dressed. but doing anything else feels like pushing through gelatin. The plumbers are coming this morning to install a new water heater at the old... Read more
Sunday and I feel lazy
Sunday, February 14, 2021      13 comments

I started a new-to-me book series last night and now I don't want to do anything but sit and read it. I checked the forecast - bitter cold today, but warming up a little every day until it will be above freezing next Sunday. Of course, that... Read more

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