Tuesday, August 5, 2008

For real?

Oh my gosh, can I really get happy now??? Honest?

Today my phone rang here at the hotel, and it was my husband. He tells me that our stuff is here. Here, as in Chile! I was totally blown over, as we were told that it was going to be late. Now, to my accidental readers, you can catch up here. Since we've been staying here so long, this room now feels like our apartment. Funny.

Getting back to the story, my dh tells me that they (the movers) will be picking our stuff up from the port at Valparaiso, and driving it here. It's approximately 74 miles. They are doing this in two days!!!! And this means that momma gets her life back! Our bed, our things, our computer, clothes and toys! Oh what great news this is! I'm very happy today. And I can't believe that in a matter of days we will be in our own place.

We still have to do the final walk through on the apartment, and we have to get some appliances and make sure that they are delivered. But it's so soon! We weren't planning to do this until the end of the month. So, as I have been moping around here lately like an old tired dog, I've been renewed today! I think I forgot what it's like not to be living out of a suitcase.

Can I get a round of drinks for my friends over here?? And for those of you pregnant or nursing, how about a nice cup of decaffeinated green tea?

OK. I'm going to go find something chocolate to eat. Today is just frikkin' fantastic!


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10 comments:

THopgood said...

Oh happy day!!

I'll take a double! CHEERS!

Mamasphere said...

Yay! That is awesome news!

You know, every time you mention Valparaiso, it reminds me of one of my favorite books, Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende.

Can't wait to see pics!

Chelle said...

Yay!!! That is the best feeling in the world!! I am sooo happy for you guys, sweetie!

kiki6363 said...

I'll join in!
YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
That's the best news all day, well, maybe next to Caitlin.. Took her to the doc today as her ear was bothering her.. it was clogged up again.. so they took care of it and guess what??!! She can hear now! YAY!!!

Lunch with Mom & Dad was great! We enjoyed some wings for ya! But missed your company!!

xoxoxoxoxoxox
Your Sis

Donna-chelle said...

Gonna have a piece of Ghirardelli's and drink a slushy Cosmopolitan for you! SALUD!!!

BTW, your brother gave me the link to your blog. Says you and I write alike. I told him that we do, only you do it so much BETTER! I have totally been laughing at your entries. Hope ya don't mind, but I'm gonna keep on readin'!

Sybila said...

After 4 months it's about time the furniture finally arrives! Time to move on to the next phase of your Chile experience.
Love ya;
Mom

littlemansmom said...

A toast to you, your stuff, your new place and to happy days!

*clink*

Steph said...

Congrats that is WONDERFUL NEWS!!!

Drinks all around!!!!
...and Valium!!

HappyHourSue said...

Wow, girl.....You've got a lot goin' on....When we go on vacation I can't even stay in one hotel room with my whole family. Congrats for all your stuff arriving - is the shaker & vodka in there?

Leslie said...

It sure is!!!