What Else is Going On

You may think our life is just about diapers and nap times right now, but you’d be missing two other important focuses of our month of April: Boxes and Numbers.

Boxes because we’re actually packing in earnest now. My goal is to get 3 boxes done a day. Yesterday I did 4. Today I did one — but it was a big one! Its very difficult to pack with a one year old around, because he absolutely loves taking things out of boxes. Nonetheless, we’re making some progress in a fairly organized manor. And I’ll have the better part of a month to do the really hard packing after Nic and the kids are back in Canada.

Numbers because we’re running them constantly.

Numbers between 180 and 220 — thousand. The amount we’re thinking we’re willing to spend on a house. My parents want to co-invest in a place with us, and although we weren’t sure we wanted to look at buying until 2009, having some extra capital kind of accelerates the schedule.

Numbers between 1 and 3. The number of months we’ll essentially have to “squat” in an apartment before we can pull off the actual move into this house we’re going to buy, all our stuff but the bare essentials in storage somewhere so we don’t have to do 2 full moves in 3 months or less.

Numbers between 12 and 19. The number of days before I move my whole family back to Canada, and am once again alone in New York, living off KD, Chunky Soup (oh ya, and left-over Ziti from Sarah.)

Yup, this is going to be a challenging summer. But I suppose it wouldn’t be any fun if it wasn’t just a little bit challenging!

Oh, and word to our Northway friends. We’re going to be at Northway Church – Malta this coming Saturday evening, probably the 6:30 service, and Northway Church – Clifton Park this Sunday, probably the 11:30 service. We’re looking forward to visiting you all and introducing you to Abigail!

And now here’s more of what you’re really here for…

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2 thoughts on “What Else is Going On

  1. J&N – glad to hear you are going in on a house w/ your parents! Excellent Move!
    Great stuff for your financial future, and as a grandparent i am wicked jealous of your parents.

    Norm

  2. you crack me up.
    so excited you guys are getting to buy a house! YAY
    i will be at church on saturday toooooooooooo at 6:30 after livis bday. it looks like its gonna be a busy day for all of us.
    what would you like for dinner that night??????

    how about left over chicken parm from livis bday. LOL. i dont know if i will be bale to cook…… so you might just be getting pixxa! LOL……

    have fun with nics family and take some TIME FOR YOURSELVES WITH NO BABIES!!!!!!

    ttyl

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