Saturday, November 10, 2007
Back in Business!
We've been in Sioux Falls for one month and we still can't find almost anything. Among the missing are medical records, art supplies, cables that make computer printers and scanners go, and almost all of our clothes. But the flip side of that is, every day is an Easter egg hunt! Carroll found my big computer the other day (it was in the garage under a dog crate!) which is good news for me because all my children's book scan art and texts are on it. Whew! I'm back in business!
Our new house is beautiful and we love it! But there is a learning curve... Who knew you had to blow out your sprinkler system to get ready for winter? I haven't been near winter for 30 years and I never had a sprinkler system till now. Duncan, our Scotty LOVES the cold weather, but the Chihuahuas are giving me nasty looks when I walk 'em.
We're having lots done to the house, expanding a room for Carroll's mom, tiling the living room and securing the yard so the pooches can't escape. It's all great, but man are we tired! And we haven't had time to visit much with our new friends & neighbors, but they have all been very understanding and supportive. The kindness of the people we've met here has been humbling and gratifying. There are still good people in the world- lots of them!