After two intense mornings of paper and cardboard, all the things I am having shipped to Germany have been packed up and hauled off for the long journey across the Atlantic. Feel free to place some bets in the comments as to what will break along the way 🙂 The… Read more »
The Purple Couch of Sloth and Doom (don’t sit down; it’ll be six hours before you get back up) was the first major piece of furniture I ever owned that wasn’t pre-owned by someone in my family. 102 inches (2.6m) of squishy goodness. And today some nice young men from… Read more »
September 3 is Smokey Day, the annual celebration of the day I finally couldn’t stand listening to this stray cry outside my bedroom window all night and asked the neighbor who was feeding him if it was OK if he came to live with me (it was). It was a… Read more »
Shortly after we broke the news to my parents (who have been real troopers–helping me sort stuff, finding homes for things I can’t take, planning a big party for us in FOD), my mom asked me what I was going to miss most.
Today I spent part of my afternoon at the library, writing thank-you notes to all the ladies who came to my bridal shower last Saturday (and some who could not attend but sent a card anyway!) in Iowa. I’m sorry it took so long; I got home from Iowa on… Read more »