Monday, September 8, 2014


We finally decided that we are going to take a lease on my sister's house when she moves in September.

We have lived in Pleasanton, for the past 14 years, so moving to a larger city will be interesting.  I grew up in Walnut Creek when it was a sleepy little burb - it isn't like that anymore.  We are accustomed to our quiet little city, living walking distance from downtown.  We don't deal with much traffic or crowds and that will change dramatically when we move.  Plus we will miss our local places and people.

We have been spending a lot of time clearing out clutter: selling, tossing and donating stuff.  We took a truck full to the dump - including poor old Frosty who has seen better days!   Getting organized for the trauma of moving has taken the larger part of the summer.

Isn't moving on that list of the most stressful things a human can do?  If not, it should be.... It is certainly stressful on my back, hard on my sleep and a challenge to our marriage!

The movers arrive 9/20 - more later from our new abode.


Nan said...

Good luck. We've moved a bunch of times; it never got any easier.

knittergran said...

Ohhhh.... I hate moving. And with us it has always included: new job, new schools.

Best of luck---you will do much better than we have, I'm sure. And who knows what treasures you might find in the packing/unpacking!

smalltownme said...

I would not want to move but then again it is a good opportunity to clear and declutter and that is always refreshing.

Jenn @ Juggling Life said...

You've been busy! I want to not move and rent a dumpster. 20 years in this house. Oy!

Can't wait to see how you decorate.