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The Move

Last Saturday I packed my car up tight like a Tetris game.  Sunday morning I hugged all of my family members, and at 9am I got in my car and began driving with my dear mother in the passenger seat. 1,051 more words


Mochi & Cosmo Have Arrived!

I’m writing this post in a Word document, because we still don’t have internet at the house. I got a modem that I tried plugging in, but although it turns on, there is no signal. 263 more words

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A big first!

No, we did not buy the parking lot featured in the photo, but we did buy a super cute house in the Valley of the Moon neighborhood in Anchorage! 54 more words

Spring In Anchorage, 2017


Everything’s accelerated now. The guy’s who’s doing our sewer scoping on the house is calling while I’m talking to the woman who’ll be in charge of deep-cleaning. 170 more words

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In the morning the floor guys showed up to refinish the hardwood floors at our – now “old” – house.

I completed an inventory of what we are shipping to Europe and forwarded it to Rainier Overseas Movers. 115 more words

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Behind Door #3

It’s been five days, and I still wake up every morning feeling like I am in a dream Airbnb (ignoring all of the boxes, of course).   423 more words

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The Final Countdown - 7 days to go

7 days to go

In the morning we head out to the house. The estate sale ended the day before. I expect to see piles of junk everywhere – a reminder of what a bunch of useless stuff we’ve accumulated over the years. 200 more words

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