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Month: November 2010

An escape plan for Thanksgiving …

An escape plan for Thanksgiving …

Well, it’s been awhile since we’ve had the Suburban out on the open road.  We loaded up last week and headed for Arkansas.  I told Bill I would pick him up around noon at his office downtown.  Bill works for a very large natural gas company.  Ever since 9/11, oil and gas companies in Houston have changed the design of many of their offices and are very, very tight on security.   What I’m saying is that I haven’t been to…

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72 hours later …

72 hours later …

This is how it went down …. 1:00 Bill and I go to the title company and see this sign:  It was official.  We were closing on our new house!! Bill looked a little pale during the whole thing and I asked him several times if he was doing o.k.   You know … needed oxygen or anything.  🙂 We both signed 4,722 dotted lines … then I had to sign them all again because I hadn’t added my middle initial…

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There has been some drama …

There has been some drama …

On Monday we were supposed to close on our house at 3:00.   Turns out we didn’t.   More than a little drama!  I will spare you the gory details but suffice it to say  Bill and I had to do a little good cop/bad cop with the mortgage company …. and, for the record, I was the bad cop.   We are now set for Thursday.  Eek!  We’re about to have two houses.  I was reading to Bill last night about worry…

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UPDATE! UPDATE!!!

UPDATE! UPDATE!!!

Yesterday … when I put a link to Big Mama’s blog … well,  it was the wrong link.  Go figure.  I have no idea how I did that but I have updated my blog and added the correct link here as well. Chalk this up to a Darla Story.  🙂 Read the post … The Where Against the Why here. PS  If you ever notice in the future I do something like this again … please … do tell.  I…

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In the meantime, I’ve been enjoying other blogs …

In the meantime, I’ve been enjoying other blogs …

It’s been a long week here which may or may not explain why I haven’t posted … at all … this week.  I’ve written several things in my head – which I’m fairly sure will stay there for eternity. One thing I do want to mention …. because I’m so proud of him! …. is that Bill Baerg was the featured “speaker” from our family this week.  I told him that of all the speaking opportunities I’ve ever had, his…

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My phone has a camera …

My phone has a camera …

Remember Chris Sligh, American Idol – Season 6? I’m a big Idol fan … or probably should say was … since Simon is leaving I just really don’t know that it will be all that great to watch anymore… but I did love it and loved Chris Sligh back in the day. And tonight he came to do a concert at our church that was great, even in spite of the fact that his smoke machine caused the smoke alarm…

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There would be pictures but we can’t find the cords …

There would be pictures but we can’t find the cords …

We took some really cute Halloween pictures. You’ll have to imagine them though because we’ve lost all the cords that connect our printer to the computer.  And without them I can’t download our pictures … or post them. It should not come as a surprise that it happened.  When I got my new computer a year and a half ago, I decided I needed my own “work station”.  I set up a nice area – with the exception of my…

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It’s like I’m living an episode of “Everybody loves Raymond” …

It’s like I’m living an episode of “Everybody loves Raymond” …

Whew … whirlwind few days. Lots going on around here not the least of which was the fact that I was sick on Thursday and Friday. I’m sure staying up until 2:30 in the morning Tuesday night doing a home improvement project only exaggerated how badly I felt the rest of the week. And to be honest, I didn’t do the home improvement project, I only watched. You know … gave my moral support. The whole thing was funny ……

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