We put bid in on the "Hill House" today. My wonderful mom loaned us some spare change to pay our bills this month. I had a couple of friends from Texas call me out of the blue, and another friend emailed me. The kids behaved themselves wonderfully after our stressful morning at the hotel... and the Lord managed to redeem our day. I have plans for meeting my first out-of-state homeschool family Wednesday, and we are very excited about it. We drove the area around the house tonight, and found the elementary school I'll be dealing with. It is a nice, older neighborhood in an established area that is twenty-plus years old. I'm feeling better about the house's drainage after seeing the rain run-off today. It was raining when I went by there again with my realtor.
Link:I have put at least ten or fifteen recipes on my recipe blog in case you haven't checked it in a while (including my famous fried rice recipe). I plan to continue to add them every other day or so... and right now, I'm in the Autumn mode, so you can expect a few wonderful Fall recipes to appear soon.
I want to thank my readers, friends, family and even you anonymous visitors for stopping in, praying, and commenting. It has made my exodus out of Texas a little easier. I appreciate your thoughts and prayers.
With only twelve hours or so to go before we get final word on the contract for this house, I am pretty sure that we will have an idea of where we'll be planting some roots tomorrow. I'll try and stop in after lunch to update the blog again, and let everyone know what happened. I'm going to stop in at our storage unit and get some school things tomorrow so we can try and reclaim the rest of this week (starting Wednesday) for the 2005-2006 school year. I plan to try and bring back my old school paperwork and blog a few posts about 2003-2004 as well... including field trips, book lists, favorite Konos Units, software, etc. for the year my kids were in Kindergarten and First Grade.
My friend Paula's birthday is tomorrow... so I thought I'd share a cute photo of her and her lovely girls with my daughter Morgan. Happy Birthday Friend!
Friends are the family that you get to pick for yourself.