Monthly Archives: May 2010

Painting the town


I left work quite late last night, so I decided to treat myself to some quality time working on developing my new relationship: the Probable New Home. I stopped by Lowe’s for a minute. Three hours later, I staggered out, … Continue reading

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Fashionista


When I announced to a fashionable Vanderbilt friend with ties to Dallas that I moving here, she suddenly snorted diet Coke out of her nose. “What?” I asked, perhaps a tiny bit defensively. “What’s so funny?” “Well,” she said, struggling … Continue reading

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Paper view


We love Mike the Mortgage Guy, until the paperwork comes out Continue reading

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“You. Are. Lost.”


Exploring Dallas with the expert help of my new GPS. Continue reading

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Sign here, please


Just got back from a weekend jaunt to Nashville, where flood recovery continues. Parts of town are just devastated, while in others you’d never know anything happened. We were lucky enough to be able to volunteer a bit. First, we … Continue reading

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Raising the roof


So, our roof-framing expert swung by the Possible New Home this morning. I haven’t talked with him yet, but I chatted with our tireless real estate agent, who met him at the house. She’s been great. She’s patiently sent me listing after … Continue reading

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Home-hunting woes and whoas


So, the promised update on the house-hunting. You may remember we made an offer on one, negotiating with steely-eyed resolve and a complete absence of emotion. Except for D begging for the pool table, that is. And for me being … Continue reading

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