Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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We are in Texas.  School starts next week.  The Dude turned 6 and I inadvertently invited 30 children over to my house for a party.  I did not know 90% of them, but that's neither here nor there.  I am a veteran of accidentally inviting hoards of children to birthday parties.

I will get back to regular sporadic blogging once school starts.  Spoiler alert: I'll be a blubbery mess.

PS - Our Wisconsin house is under contract again and should be closing in the next weeks... fingers crossed!

Monday, August 3, 2015

thank you, Colorado.

My month in Colorado is done. We have a house we're renting for a year in Houston, our stuff was delivered there this morning, our house in Wisconsin is under contract again (fingers crossed!),  and we just picked up the husband at DIA so he could drive us down. I kept swearing I could do it alone,  but he insisted. I don't blame him,  he loves us and I'm a pretty terrible driver.
The kids are really nervous about being the New Kids,  but I think I might be more nervous. Does that fear ever go away?
Halp.

What's the opposite of pride AND humility? Self flagellation?

This weekend at our stake conference , our leaders spoke a few times about pride and the importance of humility.  So I did a good ol' s...