Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pictures around the apartment.

In the field next to Independence place are some patches of sunflowers.  Every time I saw them I wanted to go out and take some pictures, and on the 4th of July, while we were waiting for the fireworks to … Continue reading

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Independence Place on Independence Day

On the 4th of July my family decided we were not interested in braving the crowds of people on post to watch the fireworks, but we still wanted to participate in the festivities. Fortunately for us, our apartment complex was … Continue reading

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Our Texas House is Now a Home.

While I admit to not feeling at home in the Texas heat I will say that we have turned our house into a home and we are quite pleased with the results.  We purged over 3000 pounds of “stuff” we … Continue reading

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Random thoughts during this move…

I don’t like vertical blinds but they do, at least, have some benefits. One being that they block out some sun (heat) and help keep the house cool. Painting the walls was a very good idea… I LOVE the Boothbay … Continue reading

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Giving it away…

We are excited to be in the middle of purging many of our things. We have an entire section of our garage dedicated to things we are giving away. I found a children’s home nearby that accepts women and their … Continue reading

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The Hamrick Family Social Experiment: Conclusion

It’s over. The wait for our real life is over. Sort of. Today we move out of our temporary apartment into our house. We will spend today doing the illustrious job of loading/delivering the things we brought with us to … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Skillet Love

Today is the big day! (Unless something unforeseen has occurred, we are getting our things out of storage.) Among the things I miss the most are my Pampered Chef utensils, my stones of various sizes, and my bed. Among the … Continue reading

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By the pool…

We’re making good use of the pool while we live here.  Independence Place also has a grill built into the pool-side that we can borrow whenever we want.  Earlier this week I wanted to eat by the water, so we … Continue reading

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A House for the Hamricks: Part 2

Yesterday I shared the first post on last Tuesday’s exciting events.  Today’s post will have a few mores stories and a bunch of pictures.  Welcome to our home.  (I can’t wait to have our own stuff in it!)  So, to … Continue reading

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A House for the Hamricks: Part 1

Last Tuesday at this time I was on my first (and only, so far) early morning run here in Texas. I was happy to know that there was a time of day during which the state was not on fire, … Continue reading

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