Tuesday, July 18, 2006

The Oasis

Hello everyone,

I seem to post here when I am "in the mood", and at the moment I am not feeling in the mood for writing. However, I said I would post back when we had a permanent place...so here I am. We will just call this one an announcement.

Yes, the happy news is that we have our apartment; sealed, signed, and almost delivered. It is a nice three bedroom apartment with a balcony, a washer and dryer in the unit, and a gleaming white kitchen (I would have taken any color, all other things being equal, but I had dreamed of white). We will have a pool and a fitness room at our disposal, and the boys can walk to the store. It's in a nice area in northwestern Baltimore County.
Thank you, God. God is good. All the time.

Thank you, everyone, for your prayers.

Monday, July 10, 2006

From My Air-conditioned Caravan

Here I am in the desert...riding along in my air-conditioned caravan! Some desert, huh? No camel-riding, no thirst, the ultimate in physical comforts; although there sure is a lot of sand.

My allegory refers to a previous post about our having to go through the desert yet. Do I see an oasis coming up or a mirage? We THINK we have found our place to live! I will post back when I know for sure.

For anyone who has not read the previous posts about our relocation, I am not talking about a literal desert. No, we are not in Palm Desert or the Saharas. We are here in Baltimore, and it's a beautiful city. It grows more beautiful as the strangeness, and the loneliness of leaving our community behind, fade a bit. It might help, too, that the torrential rains stopped. It also helped that a new friend I met through an egroup had our family over for breakfast with her family. And another new email friend from the same egroup (whom I haven't yet met) gave me the name of a doctor when one of the boys needed one (something important but minor; not to worry). Although this is a pediatrician, so will only "work" for two of the five of us, there's something comforting about knowing a doctor. And he and his staff were very nice and are in a great location.

Anyone want to buy a lovely house in Northern Kentucky? Could I ask you to say a prayer that someone will? Please? (smile)

When we have our new place to live and our "old place" disposed of, then I won't worry about anything, anymore, ever again. Anyone believe that one? (smile). If you believe that, I have some desert property to sell you, too.

God bless.

Margaret Mary