Big Day

Today is the big moving day. It started a few hours ago and already a big box truck is full. They're putting furniture on a pickup truck now and will then drive 0.35 miles to unload it all. And come back for another load. It's exhausting, and we've been doing this (minus the heavy furniture) … Continue reading Big Day

*Mostly* holy

Amusing anecdote from a previous move: Father was packing boxes of books and labeling them so he could find things quickly later. Of course, when you get down to the last things you wind up with a motley assortment in some boxes. I carried out one box labeled, "mostly holy fathers." 😄

Sunrise

Good morning! I hope to make this a productive day. I'm so glad I stepped back out for a second look at the sunrise, because otherwise I would have missed the crescent moon.

Overwhelmed

[Photo completely at odds with my disjointed state of mind] Moving is a pain. I mean, it's good, it has some good aspects, but overall it's dreadful. I'm very overwhelmed right now. The big girls have gone back to school so I can't reply on them to help with little ones. It's house blessing season … Continue reading Overwhelmed

Busy busy busy

I'm absolutely beat. Bear with me: this is not going to be a beautiful-uplifting-reflection-essay, but a let-me-get-my-head-on-straight post. So, to cut to the chase, we are moving. Not far, granted, literally just across the neighborhood. Our current landlords are selling the house this spring so we had to go house hunting. Finding something with enough … Continue reading Busy busy busy