Emotions on Cruise

It has finally happened! I’ve gone from feeling like I’m on an extended vacation to feeling like I’ve actually moved elsewhere. Not that my brain didn’t already know that I had moved, but living in an RV tends to leave a person in a state of vacation or at least this person 🙂 Since receivingContinue reading “Emotions on Cruise”

A December and Christmas to Remember

In 5 days hubby flies back home. In 6 days we load the U-Haul truck. In 7 days we leave Illinois headed for Texas. In 9 days we park Georgette at the RV park.  Our new temporary home. In 21 days we celebrate Christmas. This will certainly be a December and a Christmas to remember.Continue reading “A December and Christmas to Remember”

First, Last, TWO WEEKS

We’ve celebrated 19 Thanksgivings since living in this house.  I’ve hosted about 15 of the 19 Thanksgivings, baking the turkey, ham, making stuffing, mashed potatoes, a variety of vegetables, and desserts.  This year, however, I had our Thanksgiving meal catered.  This was a first for me, but with only two weeks til moving day, TWO WEEKS!!!!!!!! myContinue reading “First, Last, TWO WEEKS”

Back to a Family of Four

On Saturday morning, hubby took FS1 and FS2 to their new foster home.  To say it was an emotional day would be a gross understatement.  FS1 was in tears as the enormity of what was happening and the fact that mom was crying, began to sink in.   From the day we learned we would beContinue reading “Back to a Family of Four”

Saturday Will Be Tough

Our move to Texas, while really good for our family, means loss for us and the two little guys we had allowed into our home and our hearts for the last 15 1/2 months. This Saturday, FS1 and FS2 will be moving to their new foster home.  They’ve visited their new foster family a few timesContinue reading “Saturday Will Be Tough”

30 Days Left

In a mere 30 days, we will drive away from the place we’ve called home for the last 19 years and 9 months.  I’ll drive Georgette, towing hubby’s car and hubby will drive the U-Haul truck.  The girls will be securely fastened in their seats watching movies, coloring, playing games and reading (Georgette makes itContinue reading “30 Days Left”

I Should Be Packing

Instead, here I sit writing a blog post and wondering what I should start packing next. Hubby received the official job offer from HR and accepted it last week, so it’s all official now and we know for a fact WE ARE MOVING!.  But what we don’t know is when.  We are guessing he will needContinue reading “I Should Be Packing”