The signing was delayed until 2:30. Then it was pushed to 4 pm and they still weren't ready for us. However, we are happy to finally announce that, as of 5 pm this evening, we are first time homeowners. My first car and my first house all in a weeks time - what a grown up I'm becoming! We went out for supper to celebrate not getting writer's cramp from all the pages we signed but it was actually kind of a downer. See, the catch is that while while everything is signed, we can't officially take possession until the money clears the bank. Of course, no one is really sure when that will happen but we are crossing our fingers it will happen by Thursday.
That still leaves me 9 whole days to repaint, tear out carpet, move, unpack, plan a birthday and then get ready for Christmas. Did I mention that half the family is sick? Or that Donald is also writing papers and working crazy, holiday hours? No problem for this retired Navy wife.
I think all I want for Christmas this year is a replenishing stock of sticky notes and a glass of wine.