Friday, May 18, 2007

Daydreaming about our new house...

I know we have to sell our current house before I should get too excited about a new one, but I can't help it. It's on my mind this lunch hour. Maybe a list of what we'd like in our new home would be nice, huh? Here goes:

1. Clothesline. I don't know why I am fairly obsessed with this (happy childhood memories? desire to save energy?), but I really, really want one. It doesn't have to come with the house; we can put one in.
2. Garage. I'm spoiled - I don't want to scrape ice off my windshield or unload groceries in the rain.
3. Trees. A moderate amount. An I'll-know-it-when-I-see-it amount. Because, here, we've suffered the curse of the dread oak leaves. We suffer half the year for the other half to be beautifully green. Surely there's a compromise.
4. Front porch. Just a small one will do, thanks.
5. An extra space - a basement or dining room or extra bedroom - to become a music studio (that's Matt's dream), or a knitting/sewing/crafting space (that's my dream), or a library/office (we'd both like that).
6. 3rd (or 4th) bedroom. Because what we'd really like in our new home is to settle in, stay awhile, and be a family.


Anonymous said...

Good list! I'm ready for a clothesline once again--but I may have to hide it from the neighbors.

Love, Mom

Anna said...

I would love a clothesline as well, but in this world of "associations", I would have to hide mine as well. Anyway, just wanted to say that dreams do come true. We have a house that exceeds all we hoped for. May God give you the house HE would have you in as a family! :)

Anonymous said...

Still praying that God will give you everything you wish for on your list. He can do that!! Again, so happy that you want a clothes line, I had one until here. Something about seeing the clothes blowing in the wind. Brings back good memories of the boys playing around my feet.
Love, Mom McGee