Tag Archives: relocation

What a difference a year makes

I started this blog 367 days ago, one (leap) year and one day ago from today.  It is called “Not Quite A Mid-Life Gap Year” because I assumed from the beginning that I would not be unemployed and spoiling myself … Continue reading

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Under control

I actually, finally, feel under control! I am very glad that I boxed-up and sent a bunch of stuff via mail / UPS.  That took a lot of weight off of me, literally and figuratively! I have three suitcases and … Continue reading

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Bye-bye, baby!

My little sports car headed off to the Pacific Northwest today. For some reason it was kinda sad to see him (Bruno) go, like being separated from a pet!  He looked so cute heading off down the road on the … Continue reading

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Frigging!!!!

OK, let me just say that on your second to last night in your house before a cross country move that it is REALLY annoying when your remote batteries decide that they are dead and you have no replacements at … Continue reading

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Weather woes

It is flat out hot here today, 92, humid, and sunny.  I am very fair skinned so have to avoid being out in the sun during the day.  Plus, it can just be too hot to do much of anything … Continue reading

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USPS

I just used the United States Postal Service’s website to forward my mail.  Yikes!  Somehow that made this thing feel pretty real!   I also hope that it works!  Ha!!! FYI, there is a $1 charge for the change of … Continue reading

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Time out

My toes are a disgrace and I needed some down time so I am at the salon having a pedicure.  God knows if my toes will ever see the light of day where I am going but at least I … Continue reading

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Endless days

One of the worst things about moving to the Pacific Northwest is the time zone! I start getting calls in the early morning here in N.C. based on East Coast timing but then all the stuff that comes out of … Continue reading

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Inundated

That’s how I feel today, inundated! It seems to have started last Friday, all of a sudden I am getting phone calls and e-mails from all sorts of people concerning my move to the Pacific Northwest (PNW)!  There are all … Continue reading

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She’s got a ticket to ride

OMG!  My one-way ticket to the Pacific Northwest was booked today!!!  I just received my e-mail confirmation, I leave midday on Saturday, June 23rd. This is considered my ‘final move’ ticket as it is just in the one direction, but … Continue reading

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