Yay for the Department of Immigration!

Who­ever thought I’d be writing a subject-line like that, huh? Still, Doug just got his con­firm­a­tion letter granting him a Spouse Visa (Pro­vi­sional) and saying they’re trans­fer­ring the file from Wash­ington to Auck­land which usu­ally takes three...

We’re throwing things away!

It’s true! We’re also selling things, but some things just have to go. The little blue apart­ment will be having a clear­ance sale on Sat­urday, Feb­ruary 9. We’ll be selling a futon bed (base and mat­tress, queen-sized), a reg­ular mat­tress...

On our way

Des­pite last minute scrambles to get extra paper­work and half-plans for Doug to stay an extra week in the hopes that the Immig­ra­tion Depart­ment will issue his pro­spective spouse visa now, we’ve decided to take the flight as planned tonight, so we’ll see you all...

Protected: Unbelievable

I thought today was gonna be calm. We went up to MOMA, looked at awe­some art. Then we got a phone call from Doug’s con­sular officer. She wanted a bunch of extra info and of course we’re now scram­bling to get it to her. We told her we’re leaving tomorrow...

The goodbye game

This last week is kinda crazy. There are people we’d love to say goodbye to in person but can’t for one reason or another – antho­logie is booked up, mizchalmers is in New York, joedecker is in Patagonia.  We had a fab­ulous dinner...