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Scattered

On Monday we will all be in five different places. Jenna and Laure, of course, will be in Mississippi and Georgia, respectively. Dana will be in North Carolina holding down the fort. Rebekah is currently in DC with a friend … Continue reading

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Closing

We have an official closing date of September 20. We’ve bought some appliances and started thinking about paint colors (that’s an overwhelming proposition—what is the actual difference between “hazy dawn” and “coconut cream”?). We’ve made a list of what needs … Continue reading

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If All Goes Well…

On the 17th, Dana and I showed up at the courthouse to bid on a house that had been foreclosed on. We’ve known it was going through the process for over a year, and in the meantime we’d looked at … Continue reading

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To Be or Not To Be

In ten days we’ll know.

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New Home

We dropped Jenna off at her new house today.

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Another Summer Gone

1st day of Rebekah’s junior year. It was a little foggy this morning. Jenna goes back to school tomorrow, and Lauren on Monday. Summer has come to an end.

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Eight Years and Counting

Eight years ago today, we arrived in NC. Some of us have changed a little. To celebrate, we pickled 14 pints of okra. While we actually did pickle all that okra, it wasn’t really in celebration of anything. The summer … Continue reading

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