Monthly Archives: August 2007

Breeeeaaaaathing

So, today will be my first full day in the house. I still have school clothes to buy, groceries to get (God willing I someday have a fridge to put them in) and a slew of other “stuff” to do.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Puking updates

OK.  So.  Update time.  Except… there is a whole shit ton of updating that could be done.  I mean, an entire WEEK filled with packing up, two day road trip, unpacking, etc. etc. etc. – all that has yet to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Closing Time

Today is the day we close on our house. God willing. Still no Internet. But who needs the Internet when you have GRANITE? And jacuzzi jets? And an empty house that needs to be filled with furniture? Furniture that, of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Last Day On The Road

Thursday – Day 3 without the Internet. Day 2 of The Trip. And the day we, hopefully, are pulling into Florida!  I’m obviously writing this several days in advance so I can only hope that everything has gone according to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Gypsy

As you read this, I am on the road… It seems a fitting time to share this story. On Thursday, before I left, I was talking to my mom on the phone, and somehow we got into a discussion about … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s like… The Godfather, for women

Today I will be spending the day packing, loading the U-Haul, and saying more good-byes.  There are a few who have put off “this is it” until today, promising to come help pack rather than say good bye one last … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

My mom sent me a text message this morning, demanding to know why I had not blogged yet. I’ll get to what the heck I’ve been up to – or will be up to – in just a minute. But … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Moving on

Today I close on my two houses here in Iowa. First, at 10 am, I hand over the keys to our house in the country. We closed on that house in November of 2000. My very first home. The home … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

She bangs, she bangs

One week from today, I will be in Florida. With my husband. And my kids. And my cat. And a U-Haul full of all of my earthly belongings. So, if you are moving 1400 miles away in one week, what … Continue reading

Posted in memes and random facts about me | Leave a comment

I expect the ransom note any minute…

I am so lost. So betrayed. I feel as if my trust in humanity and friendship and goodness itself has been ripped from my chest – nay, my soul. As you all know, I am moving to Florida. What you … Continue reading

Posted in Friends and Family | Leave a comment