Permit Today!!!

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Builder texted–city granted the permit today!

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Stake’d!

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My giant chia pet got ‘stake’d today! That means we should be moving dirt within a week. Stake’d means that the property lines have been marked with wooden stakes and orange flags. We’re still waiting for the permit from the city, but that should come any day now.

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Permit requested

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Well, today our builder submitted our plans, engineering reports, etc. to the city of Richardson for our building permit. EEEEEEKKKK! So exciting! According to the builder, permit review could be 3-6 weeks, depending on how busy they are up there. I emailed the gal at the city with whom I’ve

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Contract Day!

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Builder signed closing documents and contracts today! House will be done within 240 days. Let the countdown BEGIN!

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Leaving a Child Behind

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Ok, so, maybe it’s not a child to whom I gave birth, but it has plenty–practically ALL of the ideas I’ve birthed–and some that are still inutero! Daniel promised me he’d take good care of it. I don’t have any choice but to trust him. I’m just praying he can

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Chihuly exhibit at the Dallas Arboretum

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Chihuly's 'Float Boat' at the Dallas Arboretum

I’ve always been fascinated by color, the use of color to emphasize or de-emphasize, the psychology of color and how it affects the psyche, what personalities favor one color over others. Even as a child, I remember sitting in church looking up at the amazing colors that beamed from the

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About this blog–what’s it for?

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I’m excited to share my adventures in making one of my life-long dreams a reality. I’ve lived in my neighborhood for over 10 years now and I love it. I bought my condo in 1999. It was the perfect ‘single me’ place–no yard work to do, a pool I don’t

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