CHAOS!

Chaos! That is what explains our lives right now. I like to be able to plan things ahead of time, in a nice organized way. Which makes it hard to live in a life where we don't know what is going to happen a week from now. As some of you know, we had our Caldwell house for sale, it didn't sell. So we thought we would have a better chance selling our Nampa house, since it is a starter home. We got our Caldwell house rented out and put our Nampa house on the market. The renters in that house are having marital problems so they are moving out at the end of the month. In the mean time, we are waiting for the house to sell so that I can move out to WY, to be with Jeff. The girls and I are living with my parents. Who are very generous, letting us stay here. We just found out last week that Jeff is going to Texas at the end of the month until December 20th. It was originally planned this way but got moved to January because the slots were full. Anyway, if you are still following me, I am trying to figure out what to do. A) Move to Texas for 3 months? Jeff will be working 7 days a week, all kinds of hours but at least I would get to see him in between. B) Stay put? Put more stress on my parents and we would really miss Jeff. But we would save some money this way. Also, I have family and friends here. C) Go ahead and move to WY and get established and ready for Jeff? -Oh wait, I have to sell the house first. Decisions, decisions... So with this going on, it leaves other things a mess. Joelle misses her Elmo chair. Just about anything she can't find she says "It is packed in a box." The girls really love their Grandparents and I love their company. It takes a good 30 minutes for everyone to kiss the girls good night.

Now what about Jeff?
Jeff is liking his job. He likes being able to go out and be doing hands on work. It can take anywhere from 2-4 hours to drive out to the job site with his crew. When they are there they try to drill holes to find the oil/gas or they help other companies with pipe recovery, and etc. On the days he is not out on a job, he works at the office from 8-5. It seems like he gets called out a lot though. He doesn't mind the hours so much. He gets called out like at 3 in the morning and gets back like at 5 am the next day, all kinds of crazy hours. He says that he will not like it when I am there by myself all that time. But you know, a job is a job. He is at the bottom, has to work his way to the top. I am grateful that he has a job and an opportunity to do what he wants to do. I know that everything will work out. It is just difficult in the mean time.

Comments

I'm so sorry you are stressed! If I could fix things for you, you know I would. We might need to get together for some ice cream and discussions about the future. :)
Cassie said…
Wow...I don't think I can complain about our move anymore you are way more stressed than me! I am sorry!! I hope that everything works out...I understand the big stress of trying to sell the house we are still there too!
Ashley Holladay said…
That is a huge load to take on...if there is anything I can do for you, let me know! Just as I always say...things will work out in the end. I know if we were in your situation, Lee would probably want to save as much money as possible, so he would probably have me stay back...that is if the family didn't mind me staying there. I hope that helps!