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Entries from August 2009

And The Search Goes On

August 31st, 2009 · 8 Comments

I just talked with The Boy. This morning his agent put his offer in for the house with the courtyard and corner kitchen window. A short time later the listing agent called back to say that unknown to her, someone had submitted an offer late Friday and the bank had accepted it on the spot. [...]

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House Hunting – Day 2

August 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Boy and I were out with the Real Estate agent again today and saw several houses. Are you ready for the tour? This is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath house with possibilities. We liked the way that you entered it though a courtyard. The courtyard was shaded and secluded, and felt very much like [...]

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House Hunting

August 27th, 2009 · 7 Comments

The Boy has decided to buy a house and spent yesterday afternoon touring seven homes with his real estate agent. I got to go along because I flung myself at his feet, grabbed hold of his ankles and begged, “please, please, please let me go with you.” I also did my best impression of “puppy [...]

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Happy Birthday Sweetie

August 26th, 2009 · 3 Comments

By now, readers of this blog know that when one of my kids has a birthday I feel a deep obligation to share photos from their childhood with the world. Sometimes those photos are mildly embarrassing but I won’t let that deter me from my duty as a loving mother and blog writer. I just [...]

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A Rare Bird

August 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

While the girls were here on Friday we were busy working on a bird project.  Billie had seen some artwork at the Art Unraveled sale that looked like fun so she took a photo and showed it to us. The pieces at the sale were painted canvas with paper birds, eggs, nests, etc glued on [...]

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The Big Reveal

August 22nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Yesterday was the day for the Big Reveal of our finished dolls. As you remember, last week Billie, Chis, and I started making dolls. We were mostly done with them but needed to add some finishing touches.  I’ve been pretty excited about today and sharing my finished doll. Of course, I had no way of [...]

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