No segue, but I am still on tenterhooks waiting to hear if I've been given the final go-ahead from my prospective landlord to rent the little house on 4.5 acres. Sunday was an uber stressful day because I was filling out the final paperwork and had to check 'Yes' to the question about applicant having been involved in a foreclosure in the past 7 years. That prompted me to write a long letter to send in along with the completed form, explaining the circumstances leading up to my current situation. It took a long time to write it, and now I'm still waiting to hear back from her. :( On the up side, she and I have developed what I consider to be a good relationship via phone calls and e-mails over these past 2-3 weeks. On the down side, she seems like a really straight shooter who might reply to me with something along the lines of, "I'm SO sorry about your situation, but we just have a policy with renters that we don't stray from." I.e. a tanked credit report. Ugh - from a great credit rating to a probably-near-zero rating in fewer than 2 1/2 years. And all because I fell in love 16 years ago. Nice.
I'm stowing the "what if" in the back of my jam-packed brain until I do hear from her. In the meantime, I can only cross everything crossable and send good vibes into the ether than she'll see through my messy situation to the fact that I'll be the best renter she's ever had!
In other "news" (not really), I'm already lamenting my upcoming schedule - although it's entirely my
And, with that, I've got to get ready for work. I'll leave you with this, which I found incredibly amusing (which shows my "sense" on humor). This was the sight that greeted me Sunday morning as I went to feed the cats. See that mouse? He looks perfectly fine but a little exhausted, don't you think? He a-l-m-o-s-t got to the food dish before being neatly