12-30-09 Wednesday (The Move)

Moving day!  ABF was supposed to call us 1 hour prior to arrival.  This is the second time they’ve not called us.  The driver called and said he was at the rental house.  I told him Jim was in the shower and then can be there in about 20 minutes.  The ABF depot called and said I told them Jim can be there in 45 minutes.  I just love how the story changes.  AND the odd thing is that THEY said they’d call us.  Anyway, Jim showered and headed to the house.  After I showered, gathered up cleaning supplies and what-nots, I met Jim at the house.

I arrived.  Jim had a lot of the house cleaned with the cleaning supplies he grabbed.  The movers (3 of them) arrived at noon.  I cleaned.  All was moved out of the truck in about 4 hours.

2009-12-30 11Above: Empty boxes in the garage.  Unfortunately, some items wouldn’t fit through the door without being unboxed.

 2009-12-30 12Above: Family Room.

 2009-12-30 13Above: Kitchen/dinette.

 2009-12-30 14Above: Formal dining room has been blocked off.  Formal living room and dining room furniture will be stored in here.

 2009-12-30 15Above: We labeled the rooms so we could tell the moving guys where to put stuff.

 2009-12-30 16Above: The office nook.  The giant corner pieces wouldn’t fit up the stairs. smile_sad

 2009-12-30 17Above: The guest room.

 2009-12-30 18Above: A spare bedroom that will be used for storage.

 2009-12-30 19 Above: Master bedroom.

After the movers left, we worked at unpacking some essentials.  We went to the RV, gathered up the dog and then headed to the house, ordered a pizza, created a run on sentence, waited a really really long time for a really cold pizza (Domino’s you suck), ate, unpacked some more, made the bed, and then finally went to bed.  We got to sleep in the new house!  How spacious. 

7 comments:

  1. But the really important part... what does Dasher think of his new back yard?? How is Clea adjusting? Or is she still in the RV?

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  2. Dasher is getting used to it. He likes it. He's also getting used to having an upstairs. :-)

    The cats are still in the RV. We have to figure out how and where to set up the cat food.

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  3. You have a lot of work ahead, but won't it be fun when you are all unpacked and starting this new phase in your lives?

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  4. OMG! A whole house. Two stories. Real furniture. A fenced in yard. Fireplace! How are you going to get used to stretching out after living in a cramped RV for over a year? When will my guest room be ready?

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  5. G and J, your pictures bring back many moving memories. I'm glad that's behind us now and hopefully for a long time!

    I would think you will not want to move for quite a while!

    Happy New Year!
    MarkandCraiginTennessee

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  6. I can't wait to see the pictures of the house all finished! Love the man lamp in the bedroom!

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  7. Congrats on the move! I hate packing, but I love unpacking.

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