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Tuesday afternoon
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      2 comments

No news yet from realtor(Char), but there are two showings there today and more tomorrow. I sure hope the inspection went through okay. To top it all off, now Consumers Energy company is here to "upgrade" our gas and electric meters. She j... Read more
Monday afternoon
Monday, January 23, 2017      6 comments

We are STILL socked in with fog here. On our side of the river it fairly foggy, as you can see about halfway down my street, but when we crossed the river to go to the Federal building, visibility was about ten feet. I called the Register of D... Read more
Sunday afternoon
Sunday, January 22, 2017      10 comments

Yesterday was a busy day. I signed a sales contract for the purchase agreement on Dad's house. THe very first guy to look at it made an offer above the asking price. We were hoping that one of the three cash buyers that saw it after him, wou... Read more
Friday afternoon
Friday, January 20, 2017      7 comments

It is a rainy, overcast, foggy day here. Usually my birthday is a blizzard day. the kind they close the airports for.. Today was errands, then free birthday treats across town. DD treated me to lunch, then we came home. I did not sleep at... Read more
Thursday evening
Thursday, January 19, 2017      11 comments

A much better day at work today, relaxing at home and waiting to hear from Char. DD informed me that Char called while I was at work to tell us that they had THREE showings today and two more tomorrow at the house. I pray that this part of th... Read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      10 comments

I had a very hard day at work, but came home, had some egg whites and water and rested in the chair for a few minutes. We went to the bank, credit union and then to Dad's house.. Char put the "For Sale" sign in the yard which makes it official.... Read more
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      11 comments

A cold, windy, icy rainy day with fog. I am not going to Dad's house today. I need time away from the harsh chemicals. It is a rest day today after work. Yesterday I signed the seller contract with the realtor. I hope this ends soon.... Read more
Still more moldy carpet removal..
Monday, January 16, 2017      6 comments

DD and I went back to the house after I met with the realtor to sign the contracts. After tearing up, rolling and duct-taping and hauling one room of it upstairs and to the garage, we discovered more mold on the carpet in the kitchen and be... Read more
Still moldy..
Sunday, January 15, 2017      6 comments

We returned to Dad's house this morning. A LOT of the mold was gone, but we finished off the gallon of bleach and DD stood on a scrub brush for the floor to get the black stuff off. I used straight bleach on the walls,(cement block) and floors.... Read more
It never, ever, ever ends.
Saturday, January 14, 2017      8 comments

The new thing for the estate is that we found a lot of black mold in the basement after all of the hoarded things were removed. The realtor told me that if we do not clean it out, the hasmet team will have to be called in after the house inspect... Read more
Friday evening
Friday, January 13, 2017      6 comments

I did not sleep at all last night, maybe two hours. I know it is from the stress of having to do yet more things in the house before it is shown.. The lockbox is on, it is registered with t eh company, but I have to do some work on the electri... Read more
Thursday evening
Thursday, January 12, 2017      7 comments

Today I met with a realtor to list my Dad's house. She is a friend whose daughter went all through school with mine. I graduated with her sister, who is also a realtor. Char owns the company and has had it for 34 years. I will meet with her a... Read more
Wednesday afternoon
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      9 comments

A good day at work, no big deals going there. I am so glad I do not have the very hard jobs I had before. I am basically my own boss there now, working alone and staying away from the drama of others. It is still very cold, but the rain me... Read more
Snowy Tuesday
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      5 comments

We got six inches of snow overnight, now it is raining on top of the snow. I got home while it was still misting, but not a heavy rain like it is now doing. IT is windy, overcast and about 27 degrees. More snow is coming Thursday, but it is s... Read more
Still bitter cold here
Monday, January 09, 2017      8 comments

There is still no sunshine here; it is overcast, windy and snowing, so bitter cold. We are indoors today, but reading about and practicing with the new camera. That big lens captures a gnat on a leaf at fifty yards! Kidding.. IT is too dar... Read more

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