So, I think we decided on our housing in New Hampshire. (thanks for everyone's input, BTW!) We found this great 3BR/2BA house in West Lebanon, which is about 3 miles from the Dartmouth campus. I'm so excited for the kids to have their own rooms (and not be sleeping in ours!!!). And there's a basement for storage, plus a patio off the kitchen and a cute porch in the front. All new windows, new kitchen appliances, new washer/dryer, very nice. All told it's about 1350 square feet of living space- much better than the 885 into which we are currently crammed. There's even an extra room we will use as an office for Paul. Even Jabba will have a playmate next door- a pug named Chelsea.
We are sad to be moving away from all our friends. REALLY sad. But at least we have a nice place to look forward to.
the front of the house
the living room, as seen from the dining room
the dining/living room again the kitchenthe office the downstairs bathroom bedroom #1
bedroom #2 bedroom #3the washer and dryer (in the basement)