that old house.

>> Friday, July 9, 2010


for the first time since we moved, i drove by our old house. the husband has been dying to see what the new owners have done with it - why, i don't know, since he had mentally "moved" in his head a long time ago. i had kind of been putting it off since i was worried i'd get teary and miss it even more. he even found some pictures on the internet from when it was listed for sale (and staged to the nines, as you can see from the photos on the right)
so, day before yesterday, on my way back to the office from the bank, i did a drive by. and the house looks almost the same, at least from the outside. the surprising thing? i realized that i don't miss the house as much as i thought i would. it doesn't feel like our house anymore. and when i stepped over the threshold of the new house (and hugged by the mini) that evening, i realized that home really is where your heart is, and not where you used to pay your mortgage.

1 comments:

Julie July 11, 2010 at 8:22 PM  

What a great post! It's so very true isn't it? We are always moving due to my husbands line of work, and I always wonder if the next house will feel like home, but yes, it always does, because home IS where the heart is. Cheers!

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