A Hot Commodity and a Hot Head
by Karla ° Tuesday, February 27, 2007
It’s a done deal. Mark has accepted the job offer that will find us picking up and moving our life to Ottawa – in a few months.

Mr. Hot Commodity has managed to negotiate doing his three month probation period in their Toronto offices and when it is established that both the company and him find the position to be a good fit, we will be on our way to the Nation’s Capital, moving expenses paid for on their dime.

I can’t begin to say how relieved I am right now. The idea of trying to sell our home and pick up our lives and move across the province in three weeks felt so entirely overwhelming, especially considering that at the moment I am one hot headed, bedridden and wiped out momma. On Sunday I managed to come down with the flu and now my body is feverish, achy and randomly overtaken with chills. Add nausea to the mix, and I am feeling like one pretty useless mother to Nate.

Speaking of my little ray of sunshine, this weekend my house was also crammed with family all here to see him. He loved meeting his four year old cousin who has offered to sell her brother to us in exchange for ownwership of Nate, and his Uncle is already teaching him how to be a little rapscallion badass.

The many faces of my little man


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Well that sounds a lot better. It would be very hard to pack up and move in just three weeks.
Glad to hear that things worked out for you.
I hope Mark will be happy at this new job.

Nate is so cute. I just love his faces.
Posted by Blogger Tammy :  February 27, 2007
 

ADORABLE!! TOO cute for WORDS!!! Congrats on the Job and best of wishes on the SMOOTH MOOVE!!!
Southern Belle
Posted by Anonymous Anonymous :  February 27, 2007
 

Congrats to Mark on the job and to you both on the new chapter in your life! Ottawa's a beautiful city, and I get occasional business trips there, so hopefully I'll still get to meet little Nate one of these days!
Posted by Blogger Heather :  February 27, 2007
 

Congratulations! I hope I'll be reading rhapsodic stories of life in Ottowa this summer.
Posted by Blogger AmandaD :  February 27, 2007
 

I'm much excited for you guys :-) Just make sure you take your blog with you!!!!
Posted by Blogger Arlene :  February 27, 2007
 

Congrats to Mark on the new job! The best of luck to you with the move. I love that little set of Nate pictures. He is getting cuter and cuter as each day passes by!!
Posted by Anonymous Beth :  February 27, 2007
 

Congrats on the new position! More time is a good thing=)

I can't believe how big Nate is getting, he doesn't looks too babyish anymore. Still adorable though!

Hope you feel better.
Posted by Blogger Donna :  February 27, 2007
 

Many congrats on the new and accomodating job!!
Posted by Blogger Day :  February 27, 2007
 

Congrats to you all for the new job and the move!

So sorry you were sick!
Posted by Blogger TBG :  February 27, 2007
 

I'm so sorry you were sick! I'm glad that you have more time on the move. I'm thrilled for you! A move is always a tad bit scary, but it's a great sense of adventure, too! Good luck to you!
 

Congratulations on the new job Mark! I have a few friends in Ottawa, they love it there!

I had that flu so I can honestly feel your pain. Get well soon Mommy!

Nate is as cute as ever!
Posted by Blogger Melanie :  February 28, 2007
 

How exciting for you! Congrats to Mark!

Thanks for the info about the global warming movie, and I hope you are feeling better!

And, just look at that adorable face!
Posted by Blogger Gina :  February 28, 2007
 

The little guy will definitely cutify the capital.
 

Every boy needs a weird uncle that will teach him things his parents may not wish him to learn.
Posted by Blogger methatiam :  February 28, 2007
 

Dude, did Nate just flip me off? That's not right. He's too cute though, so it's ok.
Sorry you're feeling bad. If it makes you feel any better, I'm in it with you. I feel like utter crap this week as well.
Be careful with the flu, it's been turning into pneumonia in my neck of the woods. Rest up and get well soon!
Posted by Blogger Finelly :  February 28, 2007
 

OMG, I forgot to mention the job! Congrats and good luck in the future. Hubby keeps telling me that moving is the only way to move up. You're doing the right thing!
Posted by Blogger Finelly :  February 28, 2007
 

yessssssssssssss Nate pictures wooooo, he is sooo cute!
 

so sweet, loved the little video too.
 

Congrats to Mark on the new job. Glad you don't have to pack up your life and newborn in just a few weeks!

I hope you will enjoy living in Ottawa as much as I do! It's really a beautiful city!

Cate

P.S. I can't believe how much Nate has grown! He's so adorable!
Posted by Blogger Cate :  March 01, 2007
 

Wow, congrats on the new job. It's great that you have a few months to get everything going...And at their expense is even better. Nate is looking adorable, as always. I love his little expressions and his hair! He's quite the little bad ass too! ;p
Posted by Blogger ~*Courtney*~ :  March 01, 2007
 

I'm glad they were willing to give you some time to move. I hear Ottawa is a great city. I wish I could live in a bilingual city. The Rideau River is a great hangout spot.

Oh, the kid is quite cute.
Posted by Blogger egan :  March 01, 2007
 

I would to set the record striaght nate was flipping the bird to his grandma on his own due to the terrible singing, I merely trying to stop him... Sarah and I would like to say we love you nate and your parents too...We miss you guys very much and hope to see you soon,,,,,

LOVE UNCLE JAY AND AUNT SARAH
Posted by Anonymous uncle jay/aunt sarah :  March 01, 2007
 

Congrats on the new job and best wishes for the move.
Posted by Blogger Julia :  March 01, 2007
 

Congrats on the move and the job! You must be excited!
Posted by Blogger Kate :  March 02, 2007
 


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