The Last Seven Months, In Pictures And A Few Words

First, we were like:

Then... stuff happened, and we were like:

Everyone was OK - even the pets were fine - but... our home?

Not so much.

Which gave us teh sads.

On top of that, we had to do this...

... which left us with this...

... which gave us eben moar sads.

But we have a really good insurance company!

So while we still had teh sads, we started thinking about:

We were very excited to talk to builders about our Glorious Farmhouse! Unfortunately, they told us that we would need:

... and while our insurance company is really good, we still had to pay off our old mortgage and stuff.  So after all was said and done, what we actually had was more like:

Well... maybe a little more than that.  Certainly not what we needed, though.

So we did some of this:

... and some of that:

... and a lot of:

Which made us think that something simpler would be just fine.  Which is great, because the lovely Mrs. Robb and I both agreed that we were kind of tired of sending a honking big chunk of our paycheck off to a mortgage company every month.

So the past couple of months we have spent a lot of time doing some of this:

And even more of that:

All so we could take this:

... and start to turn it into something like this:

The first real step of which was, of course, making a big ol' mess!

Part of which was putting in a new driveway!

So work is finally in progress.  We are hoping and praying that we will be done, and into the new house, by mid-April.

I have the feeling that it is going to be a busy few months.

1 comment:

Judi Ralston said...

Thank you for sharing. Your family is a walking lesson in "Trust in the Lord"