Yesterday, I mailed the payoff check for our mortgage.  This is very exciting for us.  To be completely debt free (even of 'good' debt) and really truly own our house.  Sure, it helps to have a house that didn't cost very much to start with.  But we have been paying extra every month, and now there's enough in savings to pay off the balance.  Ten years and thousands of interest dollars early, yay!
Posted by Heather Daley on February 22, 2007, 3:33 pm | Read 3096 times | Comments (9)
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We had a big bash, hosted by the Moores.  I invited all our Pittsburgh friends that I had valid email addresses for. (So if you missed it and are disappointed, send me your correct email address!) Total attendees: 45 (including babies.) (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on February 14, 2007, 1:05 pm | Read 2141 times | Comments (4)
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I think you should be able to see this. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on January 10, 2007, 7:45 pm | Read 2532 times | Comments (5)
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I lost my planner just before Christmas (as far as I can deduce, in a shopping cart in the parking lot of Jo-Ann's on McKnight Rd - anybody seen it?  Please return it, you can keep the gift cards, I just want the information!)  It had several notes in it about cute things the boys did or said, and I'm sure many are lost, but I do remember a few.  Plus I did write down other things that have happened since. (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on January 4, 2007, 1:08 pm | Read 4775 times | Comments (2)
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At the Shursave today, our favorite cashier, Robert, did a double take when he scanned the package of cheesecloth.


reciept of expensive cheesecloth

 

Posted by Heather Daley on December 13, 2006, 2:40 pm | Read 2138 times | Comments (3)
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There is a lot of traffic, probably an accident ahead, so we decided to stop for a while, so it probably won't all that much difference.

We borrowed a cell phone and bluetooth adapter from work, so I have internet here.  I was hoping to find a traffic advisory to tell us how far away the accident is, but haven't found anything yet.  The traffic continues to trickle by, so I guess we should get going again.

Posted by Jon Daley on November 26, 2006, 3:22 pm | Read 2089 times | Comments (0)
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Somehow the appliance spies informed our dryer that we were at Sears looking at a new dryer.  Heather wanted to get a new one, since this one doesn't have a low heat setting - but the dryer has worked fine for years. The next time we used our dryer, it refused to start a couple times, and then grudgingly gave in, but made more noise than it used to.  Jonathan and I took it apart on Saturday, cleaned out old gunk, oiled the bearings, put it back together, and it still sounded the same.  It just stopped working tonight.  I think it overheard the Sears salesperson call today to say that the dryer is ready for pickup.  The Calvettis are loaning us their mini-van on Sunday in order to bring it home.
Posted by Jon Daley on November 6, 2006, 7:30 pm | Read 1755 times | Comments (5)
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Jon took us on a small family vacation this weekend to a bed and breakfast on a farm(More)
Posted by Heather Daley on October 30, 2006, 11:13 am | Read 2201 times | Comments (5)
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Jon told me last night that our friend Lisa from church was coming at 10am and we needed to be prepared to go somewhere cool for many hours. (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on October 21, 2006, 5:52 pm | Read 4471 times | Comments (7)
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Serina wrote a post on raw milk that I started to comment on, when I decided it deserved a whole post on my own blog. (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on October 6, 2006, 4:26 pm | Read 2255 times | Comments (3)
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Ah, it has been nearly a month since I posted anything. So here's a quick rundown. The boys and I went on vacation without Daddy. We drove to Philly, taking 7 hours, stopping every hour, once on the side of the road, once at a rest stop and three times at exits. If ever you need to stop on the turnpike, try really hard to make it a rest stop. You have never seen such long exit ramps as when you have a toddler in the car who needs to go to the bathroom. (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on September 10, 2006, 3:00 pm | Read 2122 times | Comments (1)
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Jon's friend Marc from work has a friend who had a friend (Lena) and her cousin (Sergio) visiting the States from Columbia. Wednesday afternoon, they left work early and we all headed up to North Park Lake for a sail. (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on June 3, 2006, 11:13 am | Read 2877 times | Comments (0)
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Sunday, May 21st, on the way home from church, we saw what a gorgeous day it was and we wanted to go for a sail. We ate a quick lunch and then I took a nap while Jon and Jonathan prepared a picnic dinner and got the boat ready. (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on May 26, 2006, 8:45 pm | Read 1868 times | Comments (1)
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Saturday, Jon bought me a beautiful little azalea bush which we put in a big pot.

Sunday morning, he served me breakfast in bed - pear slices arranged in a heart shape around scrambled eggs. (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on May 15, 2006, 11:29 am | Read 1959 times | Comments (0)
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On Sunday, I went to a baby shower and Jon and Jonathan went out to lunch with our pastoral intern. Then they took me home so I could get a nap, and headed out to the annual Texas Independence Day party at the Regans'. (TID is really in March, but the party was delayed.) (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on May 10, 2006, 11:51 am | Read 2117 times | Comments (0)
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