The inspector comes tomorrow!! We are hoping and praying that he will give us a temporary permit that will allow the kids and I to live in the house while we finish.
The sewer bed is operational and a toilet was installed this evening. I loaded the dishwasher, wanting to test the water flow, and then realized that I didn’t have any dishwasher soap. I thought about starting some laundry, but we don’t have a water softener yet and I could end up with some strange colored clothes if I’m not careful. I also don’t have my clothes line up yet (the dryer is operational) and there are flood warnings out anyway since we’ve been getting so much rain and there is more coming tonight and tomorrow. So while I could easily live in the house (working bathroom and kitchen), there are still a few more things that need finished. We are still taking pictures, I just haven’t had a chance to post them. You might just have to come to our open house if you really want to see them. =)
My sister’s are having a yardsale this weekend, so I’ve been spending the last couple of days sorting and organizing tons of clothes. Glenda (nanny) has been a tremendous help as she has unpacked and cleaned most of the kitchen, tended the kids, helped with sorting clothes, made meals, changed diapers, moved boxes, etc. Just having her available has given me the ability to concentrate more fully on the many tasks I have to accomplish, has allowed me the chance and the space to grieve, and has relieved me of a tremendous load of work. I don’t think I could have made it this far without her. THANK YOU, GLENDA!!