Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself;
I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.
I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet.
I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.
~Groucho Marx

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Monday, January 5, 2009

A haircut, trip to NJ and the final walk through

I started Saturday off by going and getting my hair cut. My silver/gray roots were getting pretty long. I had planned on just cutting the brown ends off until eventually I would have a whole head of sliver hair, but I just couldn't hold out that long. I had the first appointment of the day at 8:00 in the morning with Cheryl to do her thing with my hair and she did a great job. She kept my bangs long like I wanted and layered the rest of my hair. Now the brown blends in better with the gray. I will probably have to get my hair cut 2 more times before all the brown is gone. My short hair is so easy to take care of. I just wash it and let it dry naturally. I must say that I do miss my hair being longer though and after all the brown is gone will let it grow again. I think I will keep it layered though instead of all one length.

Later on Saturday we drove up to NJ and spent the day with our son David and his family. Here is a picture of our grandkids Scout and Japhy with their picks from Toys R Us.

Sunday we went to lots of different furniture stores trying to find some new stuff for the new town house. We have gotten lots of ideas and will be back to buy some things after we have moved in.

This morning at 9:00 we meet Nate at the townhouse for the final walk through. It was nice to finally see all the colors we picked out all together and really like what we chose.
The black splash around the kitchen counters have to be done yet. They ran out of material and were closed for the holidays so they will come back and finish that once we are moved in.
Tomorrow we don't go to closing until 3:00 in the afternoon so won't be able to move many things in so will spend the night at the old house.
Today we actually started to pack some things up and will take a load with us when we go to closing and then just go to the townhouse with one load.

The next few days will be busy with moving and getting settled in. I'll blog when I can but if I don't get a chance you will know why! :-)

I hope today was a Happy One for you.

8 comments:

  1. Good Luck with your move! I can't wait to see pics of your new home once your settled in..... Your hair cut sounds cute.

    I can smell those chocolate chip cookies baking...try the Betty Crocker sometime, I don't think you'll be disappointed...

    Happy Week:))
    K

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  2. Best wishes with your move...this is so exciting. I can hardly wait to see your colors all together myself.

    Gonna be brave and show us the haircut? I bet you look adorable with short hair!

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  3. Wanted to also say what cute patooties!

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  4. Good luck with the move, hope it goes smoothly...hope you waved to me driving through Jersey :-)...happy new year!

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  5. I'm so excited for you!! Let me know if I can do anything to help. I'm great at unpacking kitchens.

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  6. I hope your move goes smoothly. Your grandchildren are adorable.

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  7. I hope all goes well with your move and I look forward to seeing some photos of your new home.

    Your grandchildren are just adorable.

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  8. I hope all goes well with the move.

    Your grandkids are so cute. For the last 2 years I have totally understood when someone says "there is nothing like grandkids!".

    If you want to read my thinking on my recent hair cut, all that grey, here is a post:

    http://racn4acure.blogspot.com/2008/12/trimming-those-locks-of-grey.html

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