Monday, 30 June 2014

I love you Kelli and I will miss you but I am so happy for you at the same time


The time has arrived after many months of living here, Kelli and Daemon will be moving. This afternoon her and Jono will sign a lease for their new place in Shortland about a 15 minute drive from here how does that make me feel well I am both ecstatic and sad at the same time.

After close to a year of Kelli and Daemon living here we have grown close and I can't help but worry that we will loose that special bond I know it is unlikely but still I have this silly worry.

Kelli is so much like me it is not funny we like the same things and have so much in common she is so much like my daughter it is not funny. I love her like a daughter, I treat like a daughter and I am so damn proud of her just like I am all my daughters.

Kelli is so loving and has so much compassion for others, she is a wonderful mother to Daemon and a great cousin and step mother to Blain, yes you read that right she is both a cousin and step mother figure to Blain my grandson.

Kelli took up with Blain's father Jonathon 4 years ago they meet when both of them where staying with Natasha (Blain's mother) and yeah some people find it hard to get that Natasha doesn't have a problem with her cousin being with her ex she feels that if they are happy and Blain is happy that is what matters most.

Kelli said that her and the boys will often come over for Sunday lunch when I have it which is good as I have Sunday lunch here a couple of times a month at the least.

Yesterday when I had lunch I had all my girls here, I did a baked lunch with roast chooks which I cooked myself and baked veggies it was really yummy even though some of the potatoes didn't taste that good I tried to do them the way Kelli does them and I failed.

Anyway back to the topic of the post Kelli moving, this house will feel empty when they go it will be quiet and I will be able to watch my shows all day and not have children’s shows on for most of the day.

When they move I told Tim I would like to change around their room and take out the cot and the single bed and replace the bed with the old queens size mattress off my bed, yeah we got a new mattress on Saturday and the old one is just in the dining room doing nothing, although Jessica slept on it last night but I would like to put it in Kelli's room on the floor for the boys and Jessica to sleep on when they are here at first Tim didn't like the idea but Jessica talked him into it.

On another note, Kelli has been on the phone to the Dept. of Housing (DoH) about help with the bond for the last half hour or so, she filled in the application on Friday and is trying to find out when it will be processed as they need help with the bond she was just told it may or may-not be done by 4pm when they go into sign the lease talk about getting jerked around. I know it can be done in one day but that is so frustrating for them.

Nowadays the DoH don't give you the bond money they loan you the bond money and you have to pay them back, years ago they would give you the bond money and when you moved the bond would go back to the DoH but they got burned too often with people not leaving the rental place in good order and the bond not being refunded so now it is a loan and when you move the bond money goes back to you if you leave the place in good order.


So I guess Kelli and Daemon will be here for only a couple of more nights and as I said I am so very happy for them and will miss them heaps when they are gone. 

14 comments:

Janie Junebug said...

What a sweet post. I'm sure they'll visit frequently, and you might find you enjoy having a little more time to yourself.

Love,
Janie

CWMartin said...

Hooray for them! I hope the red tape is swiftly cut and all works out.

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Yes I know they will and after I get use to being home alone again I will enjoy it

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

It is taking a lot to cut through the red tape Kelli was on the phone to the DoH every few hours yesterday and was told to push back the lease signing till today it is very frustrating

Juli said...

I know you'll miss them, but quiet is a good thing too. Plus, this way you can grab em overnight and make it a fun date with the kids. :)

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

So true it will be nice when they come to visit

Rita said...

I hope they love their new place and you all stay close. :)

Susan Cooper said...

I'm sure they will love their new home. It is always bitter sweet when these things happen. Luckily they are only a short 15 minute drive. :-)

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

So true, last night it was quiet here

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Yes it will be and I am happy for them

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

I also hope they like the new place and are happy there

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Yes it is good that they didn't move too far away and I hope they love the new place and are happy there

Mynx said...

It will be nice for then to get a place of their own but I am sure you will miss them.
No doubt though you will be as busy as you always are with all your other family stuff

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Yeah of course I am still busy with the family although I am not having anyone here today I don't feel well enough

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