Friday, November 26, 2010

Jim's First Visit to Zoe's New Home

We are not superstitious people.  But Jim had decided that he did not want to see where Zoe would be located until the lease was signed.  He had gotten his hopes up as high as I did when I had lost out on the other spaces and I think he felt if he didn't see it, he wouldn't be as disappointed.

This morning, I wanted to go to Old Town to see what kind of traffic was resulting from their Black Friday promotions.  The City of Alexandria had made parking free at all city garages (we took advantage of this!) and the members of the Old Town Boutique District had a number of creative sales in progress.  I ask Jim to come with me so that he could finally see Zoe's home.

I was thrilled to see that the listing agents had put big "Leased" signs on their For Rent signs!  It really made it feel official!

Jim loved the location and the space!  He hasn't stopped talking about it today!

I saw several people with shopping bags from various stores and my "across the street" neighbor, The Christmas Attic", seemed busy.  I'm hoping to see more traffic tomorrow for Small Business Saturday, sponsored by American Express.   If you are an American Express Card Holder, you're eligible to earn a $25 statement credit on any purchase of at least $25 on Small Business Saturday at any locally owned independent small businesses that accept American Express.  You can redeem this offer by registering your American Express Cards at


  1. The new space looks charming! Congrats!!!!

  2. I love it!!! Just perfect!!