Sunday, February 6, 2011

Many Blessings

Wow.  The past 4 months feel like 2 years.  The past week feels like it was a month long.  We are so thankful to have finally heard back from the bank on our new home (it was a short sale!) and closed, moved on the two coldest days of the year, have a new computer again and now tonight the new internet is up and running!  I need to get some sleep so I can unpack more boxes tomorrow and try to arrange everything but I just wanted to post a quick list of things I am so thankful for right now:

a dishwasher (other than me and my poor hands!)
a fridge
washer and dryer that is wonderful
heater and house that stays warm
4 bedrooms
a bathtub for kids and nice shower for me!
many kitchen cabinets
kind family, neighbors and friends who provide many helping hands
a basement (this is so great for loud children who have cabin fever)


I don't know how long I will remember to be grateful for these things.  I just know that living without them has been a strain on my family.  Slowly, ever so slowly, I feel like I am getting my life back!
sailing through wind and ice,
E

5 comments:

  1. Best news of the morning!!! I'm so happy for you!

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  2. Yeah a thousand times over! and you were without a fridge????? Were you using a cooler? Holy moly. Love ya-Jen

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  3. How wonderful! And yes, those were cold cold days. I wondered if you were going to move - I shouldn't have wondered, I should have known you would and did! Please let me know how I can help. So excited for you!!! Can't wait to see pictures of the new home.

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  4. HOORAY!! So glad to hear you got a house, as soon as you get unpacked and settled you will feel so much better. I know when I got the last box done I felt like a huge weight was off my shoulders... not that our move was nearly as traumatic as yours.

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  5. I'm so happy for your news! I'd love to see some pictures of the new house!

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