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Moving....and standing still....
By Lynn Barry
Sunday, April 06, 2003

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accepting a purchase on a home means someone is moving soon...but nowhere to go...means standing still...

Our family tried to sell our home for months and had lots of lookers but until recently, no offers to purchase.
We now have a bonafide offer and a closing date, but no where to move into yet.
Every day we look at ads and have looked at a few houses, but still have no place to move into.
Every day is one day closer to the closing.
Every day is one day closer to having to move, and yet we are standing still.
We feel as if we are in quicksand, wanting to get moving, but standing still.
Ironically, we aren't worried...what does that do; makes the standing still less enjoyable...anxiety, panic attacks...we'll stand still and when the time comes we'll move...we'll have to...and the place will be wherever it has to be...Hey, they rent storage rooms, don't they?

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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/16/2007
Excellent write, Lynn; very well done! Thanks for the reviews; they are much appreciated! :)

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Patty Kelley 1/15/2006
Lynn, did it again, little lady!
Reviewed by Koty Lapid 2/20/2005
I wish you find something soon... it isn't fun to leave in a rented place...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/14/2004
LOL! I know the feeling :-)
Reviewed by Lee Garrett 12/11/2003
I love your take on life.
Reviewed by Terry Vinson 8/12/2003
Lynn, this really hits home! The wife and I are selling and searching as we speak! I get the feeling we might end up sleeping in our car pretty soon!

Reviewed by Tyrone Banks 4/30/2003
This is so true!! That is the only fear that I have about selling my house.
Reviewed by Jennifer Cary 4/8/2003
Sometimes standing still can bring you the peace that eludes the movers. Concise piece that says it all - well done, Lynn!
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 4/6/2003
Good luck to you...keep looking something that's just right will come along. Good luck. Trish
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/6/2003
Motels or Hotels are very expensive. A bread & breakfast place may be better. Nothing like living in your own home. Some homeowners rent
space for families, I bet you've tried everything though. Good luck! My prayers are with you and yours...........Ron

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