Archive for October, 2006

 A Whole Year Already?

Where does the time go? It seems like he was just born a few months ago and now Noah’s a year old! Photos from his birthday party are now available in my photo album.

Dixie made good on her promise to take a picture of him every Saturday since he was born. It was a great idea, and now we have a photo album by which to remember his first year of growth. Maybe I’ll post them too, when I have a chance.

They say that the years come and go even faster as they get older. I sure hope not. This one was fast enough for me.

 All Moved In

You never know how much crap you own until you have to pack it up and move it somewhere. The old homestead was starting to get a bit crowded and we needed some room to expand, so we started house-hunting back in July thinking we would just look casually for a while (maybe a year) before we got serious.

Wouldn’t you know we found the perfect house in a matter of weeks. So we began the whirlwind process of obtaining financing, and negotiating contracts, and selling our old house. About thirty days later, we had a new house.

The night we closed on it, we started the demolition to remodel the kitchen. Six weeks later, the kitchen was functional again, if not completely done. But it was good enough to live in, so we moved in just in time to celebrate Noah’s first birthday (pictures are coming soon, I promise!). And now the unpacking begins…