The Gifted Blog

February 5, 2013

Seattle Bound

Some big news for our family...we're moving to Seattle!

G is finishing his PhD in Materials Science and has accepted a job in the Emerald City. We are counting down the days until our move with a mix of sadness, gratitude and excitement. I was born and raised in Seattle but haven't properly lived there for 13 years. We'll join lots of family (including my parents, sister, brother-in-law and soon a new niece!).

It's bittersweet for sure. God has made our time in Pasadena such a sweet season. We've married, gotten jobs, found a church, had a baby, left our jobs, started school (G), started a blog (me), got a new job (me), had another baby...and in the meantime have been blessed with an amazing community of friends, neighbors and family.

I'm trying to take things one thing at a time. These next few days will be full of packing logistics, goodbyes, and giving thanks for all God's given us these past 5+ years. I'll be checking in as we get settled in the Pacific Northwest and hope to be posting about gift wrapping as I can. Keep you posted!

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9 comments:

  1. Whoa! Big news!! It sounds like you're moving super soon, so I probably won't see you, but I hope that you, G, and the two Ns have a great move.

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  2. Congratulations. It is always hard to leave all the good things behind. I hope you get settled fast in Seattle:-)

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  3. Amazing~ We're moving to Lacey, near Olympia in 2 short weeks. Have a Very Safe Trip!!

    Huggs, Nancy

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  4. Wow! Congratulations on the move and best of luck to your little family! :)

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  5. I wish you the best of luck with this move. I'm sure you'll find your place there in good time. Have fun with the packing! :)

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  6. Congratulations! I'm a bit jealous :) Best wishes on a smooth move and getting settled.

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  7. Congratulations on G's new job and your move back to Seattle! :0D

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  8. Your big Seattle family is eager to welcome you with open arms. We are praying for you in this significant transition for all of you.

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