Thursday, September 9, 2010
Hi everyone! This is such a time of change for me!
My daughter got her driver’s license (shudder) and is starting her first day of college on Monday. So we are now three people using two cars and all the scheduling that requires!
Plus my Husband and I have pretty much decided we need to sell the current house and downsize. So.....
WE ARE MOVING!
We're planning on listing in the spring, when my yard is in bloom and looking pretty. That gives us the next 6 months or so to fix all the things we need to fix (a thrifty bathroom remodel included) and declutter so we don’t move with stuff that we’re no longer want. LOTS to do inside and out!
I’m back in physical therapy for my knee which thankfully didn’t require surgery - a meniscus abnormality but not tear. The stairs are killing me and the yard as much as I love all that land is wearing me down. We need a one level house on not so much land!
Even the dog is having problems with the stairs these days! Gratuitous Maxie shot because he’s so adorable!
Did I mention that at this time, housing prices in my neighborhood are about $25,000 lower than they were two years ago? Ouch!! My hope is that six months from now things will be a bit better :)
I’m mostly sad about having to leave my garden. I planted 98% of the trees, shrubs and flowers. This will be the third garden I’ve had to give up. Hopefully the next one will be my last.
But I’m also excited about the possibilities ahead! I’ve always wanted to see what I could do with a small space!
Anyway, just wanted to let you all know what’s going on here as I don’t know how regularly I will be posting in the next few months. My to do list is a bit overwhelming at this point but I’ll post at least once a week. It’ll help motivate me to get these projects done!