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T-82 Days: Recovery from INSANITY!!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      8 comments

WOW!!! Last week was a KILLER week!!! So much is happening.... We had our church banquet on Friday night. I am the church event organizer, and have done the banquet for the past 3 years, cooking and/or planning. I knew it was coming, but it... Read more
T-93 - 16 miles with minimalist shoes!!!
Saturday, February 18, 2012      8 comments

So, I have been totally taking off with my minimalist shoe running!! After more than a year of playing around with my Vibrams (running most of my shorter runs with them), I decided to step it up a notch or 2, and shoot to run my HM in May with t... Read more
T-95 - Inspiration for the day.
Thursday, February 16, 2012      4 comments

Have to share this one.... This is seriously the motto I live by. Power to the She. LOVE IT!! Only 95 more days!!!... Read more
T-96 - So Thankful!!
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      6 comments

On Monday, we got our paperwork in the mail, our application for "Permission to Reapply" as it's called, off to North Carolina. Feels good to have that out the door! I also called and talked to our immigration officer, the one who actually... Read more
Sunday, February 12, 2012      2 comments

YEAH, we are under 100 days! WOOOOOHOOOOO!! Getting closer and closer! We got everything together for our waiver with Immigration, and will be mailing that off tomorrow. If nothing else, it was something to keep us busy for the past week. ... Read more
T-100 - House Update!
Saturday, February 11, 2012      8 comments

What an emotional roller coaster!!!! But only 100 days until we leave! Trying to stay focused on the light at the end of the tunnel......... So, we had 3 appts booked today for potential buyers. The first showing was for the people from our... Read more
T-101 - MORE Surprises!
Friday, February 10, 2012      5 comments

More interested people in our house, I mean!!! We just got another call this morning, asking us if our wonderful house was still available! So, we booked them for a showing tomorrow. That makes 3 different showings tomorrow. These people a... Read more
T-102 - Surprises, Surprises!
Thursday, February 09, 2012      15 comments

After weeks of silence, and no serious inquiries about our house.... WE GOT 2 CALLS yesterday!! They both want to come see the house Saturday. This is just GREAT! On top of it just being great to have someone interested again, one of the c... Read more
T-103 days - PUSHING FORWARD!!
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      5 comments

We are staying positive, DH and I!! No one said this move was going to be easy. If it were easy, maybe we wouldn't appreciate it as much once we got back over to the US of A!! ... Read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      10 comments

I hesitate to write this..... I hate bringing more "bad news." Everything was looking so GREAT for us.... And now this. Yesterday, we got an email from the Immigration offices (USCIS) in Frankfurt, saying the could in fact NOT PROCESS his v... Read more
T-109 days!
Friday, February 03, 2012      5 comments

The job prospects for my DH just keep looking better and better!! He received an email yesterday from the manager of the area he used to work, who told him, if the positions that are opened now are filled, they will REQUEST a position to be open... Read more
T-110 Days: MORE GOOD NEWS!!
Thursday, February 02, 2012      9 comments

It's funny - I think our moving plans to most people sound backwards. I have told so many people we are moving back... definitely. And they are always like, "Did he get a job over there?"..... "Um, No. Not Yet." It's like people expect you to ha... Read more
T-111 - This ball is ROLLIN'!
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      8 comments

111 days until we set off for the big US of A!!! Can't wait.... I know I have got the HUGE task of getting things organized, sorted, thrown out (if need be), and boxed up, ready to go, for this HUGE move. Today was more of a relaxing rest d... Read more
T-112 Days: GOODBYE, Deutschland!!
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      13 comments

We're still on cloud 9 from the decision made on our case!! It still shocks me, and seems unreal! But it's real, Baby! We purchased one-way flights for May 22nd, flying into Miami. That gives us a whopping 112 days to pack up our junk, tie... Read more
WE ARE IN!!!!!
Monday, January 30, 2012      29 comments

I am still in shock! That was too easy!! After more than a year of thinking we would NOT be approved, even after asking an attorney website about our situation, and EVERY attorney telling us he would be banned for either 5 or 10 years.... A... Read more

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