Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Well, this is about all the "decking" I'll be doing this year.
It makes me so, so sad, but there isn't any reason to drag all my decorations out for no one. We will be in Alabama for most of the Holidays. This is the 1st time in about 30 years that I have not put up a tree. I'll probably get out the little 2 foot tree for Cami and Max. I look forward to next year and our new home and being able to really Deck the Halls!
Posted by The Etheredge Family at 9:30 PM
Monday, November 26, 2007
Call me crazy, stupid, or a glutton for punishment, but for the last 3 years my nieces and I have braved the crowds and hit the town for the after Thanksgiving Day sales. This is one tradition that I hope lasts a long time. All four spend the night with me Thanksgiving night. We wake up about 4:30 am, get dressed and go out for breakfast (Cracker Barrel) then we hit the Mall. We have a really good time listening (and singing) to the Christmas songs in the car and just acting crazy. Of course, by 9:30am, we're all ready to go home and go to bed. It wouldn't be that bad if we could go to bed earlier but when you don't go to bed until 1:30am and then get up at 4:30am, that bed starts calling. But, when those 4 get together, sleep is the last thing on their mind. Here's a few pictures of the girls sometime after midnight.
Posted by The Etheredge Family at 1:24 PM
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Sorry that I haven't written in a while but this whole "moving" thing has got me running around in circles. I'm trying to decide what to throw out and what to keep. It's amazing the amount of crap you can accumulate over the years! I decided that I would start the smallest room (our bath). So far I have one full bag of trash and one bag for goodwill. At this rate I'll be finished by June! I've got to kick it into high gear. Maybe one reason I can't get motivated is that it's going to be very hard to leave this place. We've lived here longer than we've ever lived in one place. Cody has actually grown up here and there are many memories.
Sam is leaving Sunday for Alabama. He'll be working in Huntsville during Thanksgiving week. Cody and I'll be leaving on Weds., then we'll all return to Greenville for the week of the 26th. After that, Sam will be "officially" in Birmingham. I will continue to travel back and forth until the house sells.
Posted by The Etheredge Family at 10:15 AM