You all will be glad to know that I'm over my little hissy fit from the weekend. I'm hoping that my future roommate's friend still has his other house (the 3 bed/2 bath one) coming up for rent. That would be ideal for our needs.
I'd love to be able to move before the summer. Why? I don't know; I guess to just have something to shoot for. I know it will probably still be ungodly hot (after all, Copperas Cove is farther south than Dallas, and I don't think the weather gets any cooler the farther south you go), but there's a public lake at Ft. Hood where we can go swimming and take the dogs too. That's nice. And the base is only about 10 miles outside of town, so I can afford the cab fare (assuming that the cab company will allow dogs in the cars... they do up here). Or I can buy a dog carrier and maybe ride the bus (I found out that there is a public bus system in town; hopefully it goes to the base).
All I can do right now is a lot of praying that things will work out like I want.