Thursday, January 10, 2008


Time Warner was supposed to be here between noon and 2 p.m. yesterday, and they didn't show up until 4:15 p.m., but the important thing is that they did eventually show up and ... we're back in the land of the living!

Last night I showed two houses to a couple I sold a house to in late June. This makes FOUR families I sold a house to within the past year who are already looking for something new. Although once they crunch the capital-gains-tax numbers they might decide they can stick it out until the two-year mark.

I wonder whether this is normal or means I'm not so great at pinpointing and asking some of the important questions -- such as "Are you SURE you're going to be OK with that commute?" "Are you SURE you want to tackle a renovation?" "Are you SURE this house is big enough?" and "Are you SURE you don't care for a garage?"

I guess the fact that they're all coming back to me means that they, at least, don't blame me, which is good.

I am very very close to posting house pictures. I kept delaying it until everything was more put together. Tuesday's cookout motivated us to finally hang most of our pictures (my least favorite part of a move -- I hate measuring) and to "put up" (hide in closets) the boxes that had not yet been unpacked. Pier 1 called yesterday to say our bed has arrived so we might pick that up tonight, if we can borrow a truck from someone, and our couches are SUPPOSED to be getting cleaned today, right this minute, actually, except the couch cleaner, taking a cue from Time Warner, is 35 minutes late and counting. Lauren has always said that, generally speaking, service in this town sucks.

Anyway, my point is that if we pick up the bed tonight I'll take a round of pictures and try to post them tomorrow, finally!


Libba Lemon said...

Can't wait to see the bed(!) and the pics.

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