The Big Move

Packing is nearly complete. What remains are some toys, dishes, the pantry, and the fridge. And a few other miscellaneous items.

Tuesday we move. And start to settle in. And return to the old house to take a few stray items and clean a bit. We return the keys on May 31, and this chapter of our lives is closed.

This home has been Claire’s home. When we first made the offer, she said she didn’t want a new house. She liked this one. But over the past two months, with repeated trips to the new home, she has gradually warmed up to the possibility. Husband painted her room lavender, and I made a cozy place in the cubby hole under the stairs, and she has discovered the wonderful possibilities of the back yard. So she has been remarkably laid-back as boxes pile up around her, and all that is familiar disappears. She was even eager to take her decorations off her bedroom walls.

I’m running on empty, but I feel good about how everything is going. Next time I write a post, it’ll be in the new home!

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3 Comments on “The Big Move”

  1. Imelda Says:

    I wish the three of you every happiness in your new home! I’m so happy for you that you found the house that will shelter you for the next stage of your life as a family. Blessings to you all.

  2. acm Says:

    wishing you well, and beaming some extra energy from across the country! drink a toast at the end of your first day at the other end.

  3. Jan Says:

    Hope you are happily settled in short order. Best wishes on the new abode.