Thursday, February 08, 2007

One Week Until Liftoff!

The boxes are still being packed and the boys are doing some last minute sight seeing this afternoon and checking out the Alamo.

I’ve heard back from the realtor in New Jersey and he’s sent us four listings of rental houses. Of the four we like three of them. So keep your fingers crossed that no one rents those places while we’re in transit!!!

Yesterday they held a little potluck going-away (me)/coming back (coworker who had surgery to remove her cervical cancer) lunch. It was very sweet of them to do this, especially considering I have only worked here for seven months.

Papa Bear Boss gave me a mug as a going away present.

As I was packing it, it occurred to me—I’ve really made it in the world.


See the mug on the right? That’s my Schiester, Shafter, Conniver & Dodge, P.C. (the law firm I worked at in Lansing) mug.

It used to be that I only got a nametag to take with me when I left a job. Woo! Now it’s mugs!

On the subject of moving, I’m aiming for Tuesday to be the day we disconnect the internet and TV so it will be all dark here for probably a few weeks until we land again.

I want you to know I won’t be dropping the ball with K.A.Y.E. while I’m gone—only letting it bounce for a bit. Keep emailing your name and email and blog address (if you have one—not required!) if you qualify this month!

Hopefully by the time the end of the month rolls around we’ll have the internet hooked back up again, and I’ll be able to spread the kootchie awareness yarny love!

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Blogger Stacie said...

Yay! I feel as if I am the one getting the hell outta Texas! And congrats on the mug. My hub always get plaques, he thinks he's real special! He tells me to "talk to the plaque"... Gonna miss ya when you're gone... take care and do wheelies!
p.s. can't believe I'm the first comment! been lurking and waiting...

1:28 PM  
Blogger Wendy Dorrel said...

Oh wow you guys are really doing it!! Yay for more knitters on the east coast!!

1:50 PM  
Blogger Bufanditas said...

You all should head to the Stock Show and Rodeo grounds on Fri. before leaving. Lots of things are $1, including admission fee and carnival rides.

1:56 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Good luck with all of it. Maybe by the time you get back online, I will have made an appointment for my pelvic.

1:57 PM  
Blogger Liz said...

Hey, good luck with the move... I'm sure it will go smoothly. (of course I'm dying to know where in NJ you'll end up). Just please don't call it 'Jersey', ok? ;)

2:27 PM  
Blogger Jessica said...

Congrats on getting out of hell! You must have been on your best behavior for those seven months. I wouldn't say New Jersey's heaven but you certainly are moving up! ;) We're going to miss you while you're gone! Have a safe trip!

2:45 PM  
Blogger Penny Karma said...

Are you coming through St. Louis???

2:58 PM  
Blogger turtlegirl76 said...

Waiiiiiit a sec. I swear I saw that pic earlier today while I was reading bloglines at work. So, does that mean they might have unblocked flickr? ooh, I can't wait to see tomorrow!

*pout* You get to meet so many cool NY knitters. I'm so jealous.

4:47 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Good luck (almost typed lick- oops!) to you Bezzie! Just think of all the bitchin' yarn stored you'll get to check out... have a safe trip ;-)

6:09 PM  
Blogger Pyewacket said...

Best of luck for a smooth move. m ;-)

We had shishkebobs for dinner tonight. It was good.

6:34 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

Good luck with the move :o)

8:13 PM  
Blogger Carol said...

Good luck! We like collecting mugs from places we go, we use them alot. Thanks for watching my back on the link! I fixed it-just dyslexia, my bad.

10:23 PM  
Blogger Zonda said...

Good luck! I know you're pretty glad to get the heck outta there! We'll miss you! Safe travels!

My appt. is in March!

11:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh that is just great! Now you get mugs and not name tags!! You know you still have a name tag in the escort. It has been there so long it will be there when the car dies and goes to car heaven. Have a nice last day at work and a good time loading up the truck. Don't ddrive too fast and have fun at T's and the B6 in NC. Love, Mom

12:56 AM  
Blogger T. Budnik said...

This comment is more for Mom: You're darn tootin' they're gonna have fun with me. I've got Friday off and I don't have to be at work on Saturday until 3pm.


1:11 AM  
Anonymous ruth said...

Good luck with the move, here's hoping none of those houses get let.

3:47 AM  
Anonymous Erin said...

Yay for finding places to live and congrats on the mug!!! Good luck with the move! I hope it's smooth and uneventful!

6:22 AM  
Blogger allelejean said...

Good luck on the move!

I forgot to put in my blog addy in the email.

8:05 AM  
Blogger Rain said...

Pack, Bezzie, pack!

I hope everything runs as smoothly as possible and you find somewhere great to live quickly.

9:05 AM  
Blogger weezalana said...

Yay on a few potential listings!

But holey mother of god - no Internet for a few WEEKS? I...I...I... I can't imagine a world without Bezzie for that long...

2:08 PM  
Blogger Alisha said...

I will miss you once you disconnect but look so so forward to hearing all about your adventure!!!

Good Luck!!!!

6:27 PM  
Blogger cpurl17 said...

hehe, I have a mug collection of former jobs too. And a business card and badge collection.

God speed Bezzie! (gawd, I've always wanted to say that)

11:54 AM  

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