Monday, June 15, 2009
Way to GO, Katie!
Well Folks last Saturday our Daughter graduated high school. We couldn't be prouder of her. She has become very bright, sweet and caring young woman with loads of promise to offer this world. Her plans are to join the U.S. Air Force early fall and study law enforcement. Her dream is to work with a special victims unit. Katie has a passion to help those that have been handed a wrong so great that it is life changing. She told me one day, "I can't change what has happened to them, but maybe I can make a difference to where they go next." Pretty deep for such a young woman.
Pookey Bear we are all so proud of you and we know that you will make a difference. You already have to us! Love you dearly.
Now I know some of you are wondering how the house hunting is going. NOT good at all.
We lost out on the really mint, cute house. Out bid, over budget and that was that. Spent all day and ruled out 7 of 51 before we got out the door due to area. That stinks because one of them was a sweet looking little house from the outside. Another one was perfect size but a short sale- DARN! Incase you don't know, a short sale is where the seller asks the lenders if they can sell the house for less then owed. It is a exercise in frustration and so was the entire day. The banks don't answer you for up to 6 months hoping to get more money. If they don't like the idea of it, maybe they could simply say NO!
One house was great neighborhood but crappy house and personally I think the agent that listed it is on crack! LOL Falling apart and wants a fortune for it. Others were worse. In two trips we have eliminated 19 due to area. Viewed this trip 28 , last trip was 22. Bid on 4 houses total between two trips and it looks like she will have to return. Said it will be the last time. We won't even try again after 3 rd trip. will stay in Montana by herself and folks that can't happen. How will I sleep at night? WOn't sleep let us just say that. I will have to commute and that will be very difficult. If you are a believer and pray we could use all that I can get at the moment. Our Agent said he would call if something came on the market but with the 1 st time buyers credit, the houses are selling in her price range as fast as they come on, they are gone the same day. Very frustrating. So we really do need a house. To make it even more frustrating she will not sell her house and move in with us till she finds a house. Won't put her house on the market until she has a home purchased. Yes, stubborn as a brick. Won't budge, break or bend.
I haven't been able to work at all this week. I really want to get into the studio and create a little something but hasn't happened yet. I hope to get to play for a wee bit tomorrow. She is leaving she says on Thursday if she can. I think more houses will come on market during the weekend. I just have that feeling and she will miss out. I am gonna try and talk her into waiting till Tuesday.
okay everyone it is very late. I am buttered toast and ready for bed.
Have a great week and I will update you when I know more.