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Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Home Sweet Home... Sort of


My room
Originally uploaded by dtseawel.

Hey everyone! Well, this past weekend my mom and dad came to Houston with all of my stuff that I had left behind in Searcy to help me move in. It actually didn't take long at all because I really don't have that much stuff. :)

For those of you who don't know, I just found out that my first client I will be working with is in Findlay, Ohio. (I am actually writing this post from Ohio right now). It is sort of ironic because I just moved into my house a few days ago, and now I will be living here for 3-6 months! Crazy huh. I will be able to go home on the weekends though which will be nice. Actually, they will fly me anywhere I want to go that is of equal or lesser value, so I might take advantage of that a few times.

Just trying to keep you all updated. I Hope everything is going well with each of you.

Sunday, June 26, 2005

Hollywood, CA


Hollywood, CA 284
Originally uploaded by dtseawel.

Well, I just made it back from Hollywood. It was a long two weeks, but I definitely learned a lot at training and had fun in the evenings.

I did a lot of fun stuff like going to Universal Studios, walking around on the beach, and going to the Jimmy Kimmel Live show... but I have to say that I am pretty proud of this super cheesy picture.

One night four guys and myself decided to check out the Hollywood sign and since we had a good view of it from our hotel, we were like: "Lets just walk"... 4 miles later we finally got there (8 miles round trip). It was fun though and I am glad we did it. Because of that though this is one of my most treasured pictures of the trip, ha.

Let me know how you guys are doing if anyone looks at this thing. :) I am officially starting my job this Monday so I will fill you in later.

Friday, June 10, 2005

The Future House


Front of house
Originally uploaded by dtseawel.

Yesterday evening, I met Jason Kirksey and he showed me around the place where we will be living. It is coming along really quickly and I am definitely excited. It is going to be fun living with Jason and Jake for sure. The move-in date is going to be around the first week of July. I will put more pictures on here when we are all moved in. :)

After we were done looking at the house, Jason and I went to his parent's house to watch the Astro's game and the NBA Finals. It was nice to relax for a while and have some fun. Well, that’s it for now. Hope all of you are doing well. Email me and let me know what is going on with you if you have the time.



If you want to view a slideshow of some more pictures of the house, click here:
Slideshow

Sunday, June 05, 2005

I made it!


Houston Skyline
Originally uploaded by dtseawel.

Just a quick post to let everyone know that I made it to Houston safely yesterday evening.

This morning, I went to the church I grew up going to and it was nice to see some old friends. It was funny though because everyone thought I was visiting like normal and when I told them that I was moving here they were shocked.

Well, speaking of church, I am headed that way right now. After evening service they are going to be serving ice-cream sundaes and I don't want to miss out on that, ha.

Friday, June 03, 2005

Searcy: "Where thousands live like millions wish they could."


Searcy
Originally uploaded by dtseawel.

Well, this is the last post from Searcy, AR. The next time I will put anything on here will be from H-town (Houston, TX for those of you not down with the lingo, ha). I am pretty excited about the move and will try to keep you updated on what is going on. I am headed out tomorrow (Saturday) at 8am and will drive about 8-9 hours; pray that I stay awake :)

I have to make one last Wal-Mart run tonight so I better get off this computer.

Oh, I couldn't resist the title of this entry. For those of you who are not from Searcy, that is the new slogan :) Hope to talk to some of you soon!

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Houston Bound


boxeslarge
Originally uploaded by dtseawel.

To be completely honest, I hate packing. I really don't know of anyone who enjoys this process. It starts off with a hunt for free boxes. All I have been able to think about lately is where to find these things. I hit the jackpot last week at a local dollar store. I got a bazzilion boxes near their dumpster, brought them to my apartment, set them in the living room... and that is where they have been sitting. I have made a promise to myself though that I will start packing today; we will see how that goes.

I am making the official move to Houston on Saturday morning, so this packing thing, as much as I don't want to do it, will have to be done by then, ha. I will try and keep this thing updated to let you all know what is going on with me.

Saturday, May 21, 2005

My Great Grandpa's 97th Birthday!


Family
Originally uploaded by dtseawel.

Today, my family and I took a 1 1/2 hour trip to Pocahontas, Arkansas to visit my dad's grandpa who had his 97th birthday. It was really cool to be able to hang out with some people who I hadn't seen in a long time and others who I had never met before. We ended up eating at a BBQ place with about 16 of my relatives on my dad's side; it was great. (The picture above is my dad, my grandfather, Erica, me, my great grandfather, and Dustin.