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Those aren’t crickets, they are locust*

May 24th, 2011

Been rather quiet around here, eh?  Sorry about that.  The girls and I have been enjoying time with Steve before he moves north next weekend.  So as my friend, Carla, would say – I’ve been busy living not blogging.  I also spent 3 solid days making it look like no one lived in my house so that it could go on the market.  It was a very frustrating, overwhelming, irritating task.  But we officially went on the market Sunday.  And we removed most evidence of us living here.

Have you ever seen kitchen counters so clear?

And it is rare to not see crumbs and toys strewn about this area:

And this poor dining room looks like it needs some people and some personality!

Why yes, it did take me cleaning the house within an inch of its life and putting it on the market to get around the sharing photos of my house that were requested 6 months ago. Heh.

My feelings about strangers tramping through my house, judging it, and finding it lacking aside, all is well here.  The girls are unsure of exactly what is going on but we’ve been talking in tentative terms about maybe selling the house and maybe moving closer to grandma and pap-pap.  They don’t see the bigger implications of it yet but they are excited about living closer to grandparents and aunts and uncles.

Some of our friends have become an important part of our lives and my girls will miss them. I am thankful to have found people who care about my kids at a time we were far away from family.


*The 13 year cicadas are out in our area.  It is rather deafening in many places.

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3 Responses to “Those aren’t crickets, they are locust*”

  1. Heather Says:

    Wow! Gorgeous house! I can’t see that anyone would find it lacking. I’d love to move in right now and throw our twins toys and our 10-year-old daughters hair stuff, shoes and bookbag all over the place. Good luck with it on the market.

  2. Jane Says:

    Yeah. That level of cleaning you just accomplished is why I haven’t listed my house for sale…just thinking about my closet makes my heart race! Good luck. Hope you sell and join Steve in PA quickly!

  3. Stephanie Says:

    What a lovely & spacious home you have! Where are you moving to/from?


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