Deb's Diary

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Dear Diary Remember a few weeks ago when I told you that I may be permanently stuck in the country because I'd lost my Green Card? Well I had also let my passport expire. So sadly I was facing a pathetic, no foreign holiday summer. I did have the revelation that I could go to...
Dear Diary Do you ever use the spare rooms in your house? I have had a spare room for as long as I can remember. Even when I was renting an apartment before I owned a house I had a spare room. It was mainly for my family when they came to visit. However after more than ten years...
Dear Diary I'm still unpacking my house, as you know, and I think I'm in the home stretch. Other than a few half full boxes, essentially everything is where it belongs. Except my pictures. I haven't hung one since I moved in. I think I've been trying to get a good feel for where...
Dear Diary I'm pretty sure you've heard me mention it once or twice recently, but I bought a new house last month. Well it's not new but new to me. Now that I'm more or less settled in, I only have about 15 (YES I STILL HAVE 15 LEFT) boxes to unpack but I've mainly hidden them...
Dear Diary I recently moved into a new house, which is great. But it's very different from my old house. I've got trees now, (that like to fall on my roof), lots of wildlife, (that my dog likes to escape the yard to chase) no garage, (which means my car is constantly covered in...
Dear Diary I've been wanting to tell you something but I haven't wanted to jinx it. Which is stupid, because jinxing something is not a thing. It doesn't exist, but still... anyway, I'm rambling. I er have er begun er seeing someone. And it's pretty amazing. I mean it's just...
Dear Diary Have you heard? I'm moving soon. Well I'm supposed to be but that's another story. What I'm trying to concentrate on now is getting my soon to be old house set up to be a short term rental. Mentally, this has been a full time job. I've got to figure out which...
Dear Diary I've been preparing my house and life for the big move next week. It's been a multitude of things really, ranging from canceling old utilities, ordering new ones, to packing, cleaning, fixing, de-cluttering, drop offs at Goodwill and posting things on Craigslist. Now...
Dear Diary Remember back a few months when Niece Denise was staying with me? We had a lot of fun and it was nice to have a girl around who likes getting mani/pedis and going shopping, as most of my other friends have kids and therefore no freedom. Unfortunately for me, Niece...