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Still Waiting; Holiday Weekend Summary

December 4th, 2015 at 06:16 am

We are still waiting for the house sale to close. The most frustrating part for me is I must wait for information to trickle to me and I don't get to ask direct questions of people who can answer them.

But the latest word today is...BF's realtor spoke with a management level employee at Chase (the buyer's lender) and was assured that the docs will be done tomorrow a.m.

So, we will see.

I had a wonderful holiday weekend. My brother and SIL came down and stayed for 3 days, bringing a 13 year old granddaughter with them. My brother has 4 living children (two more were lost in infancy to SIDS). One of his daughters also came down for 2 days, with her husband, their 6 year old son and 3 year old daughter.

And of course my mother and nephew live nearby, and I have my motley crew. Smile

Over Thursday, Friday, and Saturday we ate turkey, played cards, visited, went for walks, went to the movies, and met a grand-niece and her brand new husband (of two weeks!) for breakfast.

It was just a wonderful time, and even though there are many gaps in our family where loved ones used to be, I really felt very thankful.

I enjoy teasing small children to enjoy their reactions. Smile My little 3 year old grandniece made a remark, and I said "I don't know. I'm just a little girl, like you." She immediately replied "Nuh-uh! You're someone's grandma!" in an accusing tone. So I guess I can't pass for 3 anymore.

6 Responses to “Still Waiting; Holiday Weekend Summary”

  1. VS_ozgirl Says:

    Sounds like a lovely weekend!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    So happy you were able to spend time with family! Fingers crossed that house sell is final SOON!!

  3. Jenn Says:

    Your grandniece's remark is similar to one I received from my son recently. He had an ipod technical issue, and when I responded that I didn't know the solution (not to mention that I was focused on something more important at the time), he shot back " Of COURSE you don't know - you were born in the sixties!" and he stomped off in frustration.

  4. Livingalmostlarge Says:

    So lovely! Happy Holidays!

  5. Joan.of.theArch Says:

    Ha-ha, someone's grandma!

  6. Petunia 100 Says:

    Lol, I wouldn't mind being called "someone's grandma" if I had an actual grandbaby. But alas, I only have grandkittens.

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