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." 😄

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

Changes

I haven't been very active on here lately (to state the obvious!) because we've been pretty busy. We were hunting for and are now in the nitty gritty process of buying a house! We hope if everything goes smoothly to be moving during the second week of August. I haven't bothered to count the exact … Continue reading Changes