05/02/2005

Rear Window

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blossoms

blossoms

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Firkes take possession

firkes at their new house

May 2, 2005 in Moving to Chicago | Permalink | Comments (6)

Got House

We have achieved HOUSE.

Signed my name 56 times. (More or less.) Endorsed very large check. Got piddly checks in return.

Have a key ring with lots of keys on it, but only three unlock anything. They all look the same so I can't get rid of the ones that don't work yet.

House has higher ceilings than I remember and a beautiful cherry tree was in bloom outside one of the windows, obscuring the ubiquitous brick neighbors.

Pics to follow.

May 2, 2005 in Moving to Chicago | Permalink | Comments (0)

03/23/2005

What Else is Next to My Bed

Before we signed a contract to buy our house, my daughter called my daily perusal of the real estate listings "my second job."

Judging by the pile of shelter magazines and decorating tomes next to my bed, my new second job is trying to imagine every inch of the new space.

March 23, 2005 in Moving to Chicago | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Beginning to Pack

Well, since we've hit the three-months-to-moving mark, I've begun packing some things away. Don's Bullwinkle collection. All the books I've read in the past year, the ones I'm not as likely to read again in the next little bit....

Which forced a little proactivity. I have a stack of books by the bed now that I either haven't finished or haven't read yet and would like to dip into:

 

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01/27/2005

Will this be our house?

Southport

January 27, 2005 in Moving to Chicago | Permalink | Comments (4) | TrackBack