Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Hangin' in the HP

I'm posting this from my new house in the Highland Park neighborhood in Chattanooga. This will be our first night here.

The memorial service for my mother was on Saturday. We flew up as soon as the election was over and the whole family was there for the weekend. The service was beautiful and it, along with the company of so many people who knew my mother, was very uplifting. Thank you so much to everyone who has expressed sympathy and the desire to help. Your thoughts, prayers and wishes have been an amazing source of support for me.

As soon as we got back, I started moving the rest of our stuff. All day yesterday was spent, just me and the dog, going back and forth, moving the contents of the kitchen and any other orts that were still laying about. I got everything but the big chunks moved out. Then today, G-Dog took the day off (and Emmie took most of the day as well), and we rented a truck and moved the beds, couches, tables and other big stuff. We're more than a bit sore and very tired tonight, but it's good to be home...

(Here's a recent photo, taken from the upstairs porch at the new digs, looking down into the back yard.)

9 comments:

joe lance said...

Sweet! We'll miss you in the neighborhood, but are glad you've found a home.



Welcome back.

Scott & Ads said...

Hurray! Welcome to the 'hood! We're so glad you're here. Let us know when we can see the place and if you need an extra pair of hands.

Tim said...

Looks lovely, not to mention cozy. Glad to see you're still alive and kicking. ;)

Buck said...

The photograph speaks volumes. Gorgeous.



Glad to see you made it back.

fletch said...

Welcome home. With that tree and view I'm expecting to see some really good bird pics on Fridays.

Keera said...

Welcome home and welcome to your new home! I hope you and yours are very happy there.

smijer said...

Oh great -- that's a nice view. So glad to see you back. :D

sravana said...

I'm so glad you're back, Alice. I've been thinking of you for days.



Lovely view from your porch - I'm envious!



Hugs-n-love,



Sravana

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