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Friday Night Thoughts.....

I actually got to visit with my sister on Friday in my neck of the woods. SO nice to see her. I brought Avery with us, she was good for about 20 minutes, but around 7 she started to realize she wasn't home and getting ready for bed and had a bit of a fit. But for about 20 minutes, she was in her highchair, kicking those legs, talking to us, smiling for us, and performing for our entertainment. Haha. I took a few pictures but I LOVE this one Brooke got on her phone!!!






Here is me and my sister. Isn't she beautiful???




I've talked a little about how I've been depressed lately. And while I think some of it has to do with the extra weight I am carrying, and being broke, and post-partum, Brooke mentioned to me on Friday that she thinks it also has to do with the fact that I am so far away from everyone in my family and my friends.

For those of you not familiar, I am from Grand Prairie, TX, which is located in the middle of Dallas and Fort Worth. I live in Plano, TX, which is far North of Dallas. While it is about a 45 minute drive from Plano to GP, and it is an easy drive for a weekend, it's definitely not a hop-skip-and-a-jump. We have dogs, so we can't stay gone all day to see family and friends unless we spend the night. Christmas is hard because there are too many of us to spend the night but we hate not just being down the street or a few minutes away. My sisters and friends live in GP or surrounding cities, so being down there would be really awesome. Honestly, there just really isn't any reason to stay in Plano anymore. I came here in 2005 to get away for a while, but I don't want to be away anymore.

SO......

We are in the market to find a house in GP!!! We are going through the pre-approval process now, hoping that good timing will come our way and we can find something. We are not in a rush, so it makes the process a little less stressful. I am actually really excited. We will be closer to Six Flags/Hurricane Harbor and the Ballpark, which will be great for the kids, closer to my friends, closer to his friends. It's a really great thing. I love when God starts to connect the dots for you.....

Comments

*Ross and Katy* said…
how exciting! It will definitely make it easier on you being closer to your family :) Good luck with the move!
That will be great! I would love to get the girls together to play and we could talk and catch up. Miss you girl
Nikki McCallum said…
Say whaaa??? I thought after spending a fabulous weekend with me that you were for sure gonna wanna move to Tennessee! GP?!?!?! What up wit dat?! :)

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