Monday, August 10, 2009

Just a little update...

One of these days, I'm planning to do a fun little post about all of our "stomping grounds"-- places we've lived together. Since we're on the cusp of another stomping ground, it seems fitting to do a tribute to the other wonderful homes we've had. But, that will have to be on a day when I have a little more time. For today, I am just doing a little clarification/update.

First of all, yes, Chris did get a job in Idaho Falls. It's a career change, in fact, and we're both very excited about it. His first day is August 31st, which, coincidentally (or not), is also Tom's first day of school.

I've been practicing this sentence: "I'll take care of the dishes if you'll get the kids ready for bed." Since Chris has worked in the evening for more than 9 years, I don't get to say that nearly as often as I'd like. I can't wait!

We're packing up the house now, but it's still for sale. We know that there is someone out there who needs our house, so we're just praying that we can find them soon. It's a little bit stressful, but I'm really trying hard to practice the art of faith. We're moving on the 27th into... my parent's basement! Hooray!

Actually, that's not sarcasm-- I really am excited to move in with my parents. Their house is nice and roomy, especially now that almost everyone has moved out, and we'll be able to live there while we sell our house and save up a bit for something in Idaho Falls. I'm impatient and would like to buy something right away, but we realize that we'll probably be in our next house for a long time, so it's smarter to wait a bit and find the right place for the right price. Luckily, my parents are laid back and patient, two qualities I should probably try to emulate a little more!

I'll find out this week exactly which school Thomas will be attending, but I've already secured a pre-school spot for G-Man. I think I actually knew the girl who runs it in high school, but I'll know that for sure when I take him on the first day. I'm going to have to get used to the high school de ja vu, because I have a feeling it's going to happen a lot. Good times.

We're definitely going to miss Logan-- it really is such a great town. Idaho Falls is also a great town, though, and we feel like this change is a good thing. This isn't a reason to move or anything, but I am SUPER excited about having a Target in town! Whee!

So, that's our story for now. More to come, I'm sure!


SueAnn said...

That is exciting that you get to move here and be closer to family! Trent and I LOVED living in Logan!! I miss it there sometimes, it is a great place to live. Good luck with the packing and moving!!

Emily said...

I'm happy you get to live with your parents! That will be so helpful and fun. We're having to practice faith now too, so I know a little about how you feel, with Jon trying to find a job and me trying to get out of one. Ah life. We'll be thinking of you and praying for you!

The Hammers said...

I know of a few homes in a great little community just outside of Idaho Falls...great school, just around the corner, fantastic ward...the best you could ask for. A little market right in town, and Target is just 10 minutes away!!! Call me, I'll let you know how to get here!!!

Amanda and Andy Hansen said...

Packing to move is the worst! But you are so much more organized than me so you're probably a pro. Good luck, I'm excited for your next adventure.

Kimber said...

How fun that you're moving back. We love good ole Rigby, you'll have to house shop here too!
Oh and I need some baby carrier models still pretty bad... just sayin'!