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Thursday, November 22, 2012

A Thankful Thanksgiving

IMG_3621It was a very low key Thanksgiving around here, but not low in the giving thanks department. Harry and I are still happily planning and preparing for the start of our journey.



The attorneys are still going back and forth with their adjustments to the contract. Our attorney IMG_3629sent his comments back yesterday afternoon, and as of the end of the business day, had not received a reply. So there we are – I will be very happy when we have an accepted contract. This house selling process is SO stressful. There’s always this feeling of “I hope everything goes ok” hanging over us.



Besides the accepting of the contract, we have the house inspection on Monday. We don’t expect any issues, but again, you never know for 100% until it’s over.


We are moving forward with our preparations for leaving. Harry sent in the paperwork to get us switched over to DNS (Distance Network Services) for Directv. I also called Alternative IMG_3625Resources yesterday and signed us up. We now have a South Dakota address!

We spent today working outside on the fiver. Harry repacked everything in the basement, and I worked inside arranging the drawers and cupboards.



The garage is almost empty. I sorted out more on the shelves today, threw some stuff out, put some in a bag for donating, and brought a few things into the fiver.

We are so close!


I can’t wait until this house sale starts moving along – specifically the inspections being over and finding out that the buyers got their financing. Those are the two things I will be most happy to have over.

In the meantime, we will keep moving forward with our preparations.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!


  1. Sure am keeping our fingers crossed that the sale goes through with no problems. Happy Thanksgiving to you.

  2. Happy Thanksgiving you guys! Welcome to South Dakota :)

    1. I never thought I would have a neighbor in South Dakota. Hi Neighbor!!

  3. Happy thanksgiving to you both! Just think next year? Where will you be?

  4. How exciting for you (even though it's stressful). It will all be over soon and you'll be on your way.

  5. Ohhhhhh, you are so close; it will all be done in a short time! You two have worked so hard to get to this point in your life. I bet it seems surreal right now.