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Welcome Wagon

We finally have some East Bay homeowner friends!

This weekend, we welcomed Jessica and Larry to the wonderful, curse-word-filled world with ironically flawless weather we call “homeownership in the East Bay.” We’re so happy to have them (in El Cerrito)!

Larry grillin' us up some snacks in his new backyard!

Larry grillin’ us up some snacks in his new backyard!

To be fair, we already had lots of awesome friends in the East Bay (LOTS – you know who you are); it’s just that none of them had yet chosen to hitch themselves to a mortgage. And now we have Jess and Larry to commiserate with over things like rose pruning and new roofs.

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However, we made it to 3675 yesterday.

Our trusted friends at Got 2 Move (fourth time using them) got us in on time and on budget, under the direction to basically just vomit all our possessions into a pile in the middle of the living room.

Meanwhile, under the house, Randy, Travis, and Kyle were epoxying the foundation for the seismic retrofit. When the vomiting ceased upstairs and the Got 2 Move boys were paid and on their way, we all clocked out and went down to The Oaks Card Club for a good, hearty lunch, courtesy of Randy (I kind of want him to adopt me but I don’t know how to ask…). Continue reading

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Today, May 29, 2012, is our last day as San Franciscans.

Our San Francisco apartment, all packed up.

Goodbye, newlywed pad!

The movers come at 8:00 AM tomorrow morning to take us to Oakland. We will officially be LIVING in 3675, coexisting with Randy and team and the weeds as one big happy family.

Are we sad? Feeling bittersweet about leaving SF?

No, actually.

Are we excited, even though our lives will persist in a state of chaos for a while?

Yeah. Surprisingly so.

Are we packed?


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