our house is officially a house! there is no furnace yet, but we are legally allowed to go inside. tomorrow i’m going to meet with the third furnace bidder, and we’re going to paint the kitchen. we just ordered cabinets and kitchen appliances from ikea. we’re selling the house, we’ve decided. at a loss, obviously.… Read More


we’re still slogging* along. we’re getting more bids, looking for a place to live in town, and learning lots. it’s been two-and-a-half months or so (43 days, my curious brain just counted), but it feels like incredibly longer, to be superlative, and/or like it’s been at least three months, to be oddly specific. my brain… Read More


1) sleep deprived 2) so, driving each other crazier just by existing 3) in limbo 4) far away from what we need to get done 5) having trouble with transitions 6) tripping over each other 7) feeling crowded and alone 8) antsy, waiting 9) getting mixed messages 10) remembering and re-mourning 11) rootless, restless… Read More


tonight my partner took the car in to get an oil change (their first time driving since they got sick!) and learned that the oil pan threads are stripped. so while we were supposed to move today, it’s been pushed back one more night.we were pretty ready to go, except for last-minute things like fridge… Read More