Thursday, May 22, 2008

We're Here and Together Again

Here's our quick update:
The kids and I flew from Manchester, NH to Seattle, WA (layover in Chicago, IL) on Monday. On Sunday my dad and step-mom drove us from Halifax to New Hampshire. Everything went so well on both days. The kids were great in the car and on the flights. We are happy to be here and to be together again!
We have been exploring the past couple of days - finding the local Target and Trader Joe's (I love Trader Joe's - friendly staff-nice to my kids, great products), we also headed to Renton yesterday and found the IKEA. We're doing lots of unpacking and trying to make our apartment feel like home. We're still adjusting to the four-hour time change, waking up at 4:00 and 5:00 am!
And the best news of all - Jason is liking his job!

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Headed to Everett

Well, I'll have to change the title of my blog when I have some time to spare. We are no longer managing the B&B! I am feeling a lot less stress in my life and not feeling quite so crazy! Jason decided to take the job in Everett and when he made the decision he was ready to go and begin our new adventure. He left in a U-Haul truck on Sunday morning and drove to Albany, NY where he got to stay with some friends that we had made when we lived in Provo. The next day he drove to Chicago and stayed at the house of his former Bishop, who happened to be out of town, but let Jason break-in to his house and rest for the night. Jason called his dad on his way to Chicago to let him know where he was headed and Dad, Mom, and Grandma were just finishing up their Church History Tour in Nauvoo and decided to meet him in Chicago. They all met up and Dad decided to drive the rest of the way with Jason and Mom and Grandma headed back to Denver together. Jason and his Dad spent Tuesday night in Fargo, North Dakota and Wednesday night in Bozeman, Montanna. They hope to make it to Everett today, find an apartment tomorrow, move our stuff in on Saturday, and then Jason will start work on Monday! I'm staying with my Dad for the next week or so while Jason gets a little settled and then I'll fly out with the kids. It feels good to have the big decision made and be moving forward!