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One of those months.

*sigh* I'm just a little bit outside my happy place right now, and haven't written much. Thankfully, it's nothing to worry about, just little things.

The next year has a lot of real estate trepidation. If all goes well, Whines and I will be striking out to get a new home. The plan is to start looking in February, researching the market, and then buy in May-June. But the fear-factor is downpayments, paperwork, the rough transition when the lease is about to expire.

Work's a little rough. Nothing terrible, just mildly unpleasant boss and a little more than I can do, every day. That piles up, though. And with the financial demands on my company, I question whether I'll have a job here in February.

Having to adjust my spending habits--I can't go Shopping. For, like, a year. Grumble.

The flip side of all this--I'm more prosperous than I've ever been, I have the money to pursue a dream, a relationship that's stable enough to support it. All these "problems" are just the flip-sides of blessings. But the sum of all the little things is more than a bit exhausting.


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Oct. 2nd, 2006 04:56 pm (UTC)
you should move to cedar park :p
by the time ya'll are looking, the rail stations should be getting closed to finished for the commuter rail.
Oct. 2nd, 2006 05:15 pm (UTC)
I'm reluctant to move so far away from Austin, even if the commute's short. Unless the area gets very liberal, very quickly. But it's worth thinking about.
Oct. 3rd, 2006 01:29 pm (UTC)
aww, but you'd be so adorable riding the train in the morning, reading a paper in a tweed jacket w/ a steaming travel mug of japanese tea :p
Oct. 3rd, 2006 02:25 pm (UTC)
I think you have me confused with a professor of English, dear :)
Oct. 2nd, 2006 04:58 pm (UTC)
It's just prioritization. Gotta give up A to get B, which leads to more C and a happy Life.

Glad to hear things are going well for you up there.
Oct. 2nd, 2006 10:03 pm (UTC)
You should live in our 'hood - there's 3 houses up for sale on our block alone!

I've been fantasizing about my friends moving near me...

Oct. 3rd, 2006 01:19 am (UTC)
Let's see what happens when the real estate bubble bursts. I'll definately be looking in that area!
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