Month: July 2008

My Yellow Room

Yellow is my favorite color. My bedroom was painted yellow and filled with smiley faces in the 70’s. Today, yellow still makes me smile. My house is coming together – one project at a time. I closed on Friday, and then I brought the kids and the dog over here for our grand family entrance. We played music and danced in every room of … Read More My Yellow Room

The Beautiful Red Door

This is what my red door looked like this morning. 🙂 Not bad. I did not collapse. I did, however, cry. The builder representative looked at me a little funny, and I pulled myself together to try to pay attention while he explained all the pipes and valves and thermostats and irrigation systems and bells and whistles for which I will be responsible. I … Read More The Beautiful Red Door

Tomorrow – Only a Day Away

I picked up my new television on the way home from work today, and I’m waiting for the kids to come home to help me drag it into the house. I don’t want to ask a neighbor in the apartment house behind me to help; it’s a modest-income area, and I’m too embarrassed to let him see the 46″ TV. While I wait, I’m … Read More Tomorrow – Only a Day Away

I Don’t Wanna Be Lonely No More

This is what my new home looked like the last time I saw it. I stood in the middle of this room and almost threw up. I was completely overwhelmed, and I haven’t been back since. On Tuesday morning I will see it in its completion for my walk-through. I hope I don’t pass out. Friday morning will bring one final walk-through, and then … Read More I Don’t Wanna Be Lonely No More