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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

This is it.

Tonight is the last night we will be in the Shoebox.

All month this move has pretty much sucked every bit of life out of me that is physically possible.

It's been a long month. That's putting it lightly.

I packed way too early. I thought preparation was the way to go. Little did I know nothing would go as planned, and we would continually unpack and repack everything from dishes to school supplies.

But tomorrow the moving truck will be pulling up in my driveway and we'll be making the big move. I'm not sure how I feel about it tonight. It's the strangest feeling.

I'm not sure I've been this tired in a long time. I'm pretty sure I have never felt this quiet. Lots of thoughts, no words to put them to.

Tonight as we wrapped up a few odds and ends at the new house I got to sit on the back porch with the boys for a minute. We could hear waves crashing. amazing.

So why am I sad?

It's leaving a season of life behind that's hard. This move signifies a transition period for my family. We've spent the last decade here at the Shoebox.

It's going to be hard to say good bye to all the wonderful memories we have had here.

I know the memories go with us. I get that.

But this is where they all happened.

Blogging has certainly taken  a back seat  in the past week. Forgive me for not coming by. I have a lot to catch you up on. My son's appointment went well, and I thank all of you for your kind comments and prayers. I will be posting a follow up soon to let you know all about it. 

7 Comments:

At May 4, 2011 at 11:43 PM , Blogger Karen Mortensen said...

Hope all goes well tomorrow. Just think of all the wonderful memories you will make in the new house.
I loved how you expressed your feelings about having lots of thoughts but no words to put with them. I feel like that a lot.

 
At May 4, 2011 at 11:45 PM , Blogger Impulsive Addict said...

Moving is sad. I hope it goes well tomorrow! Good luck!!

 
At May 4, 2011 at 11:53 PM , OpenID play101 said...

Moving is one of the most difficult things you can do! Especially with children. I wish you all the best for a "smooth" transition. And I promise, your kids will help you move in, in ways you never realized. Once you see their marks on the walls and laundry on the floor -- it will feel like home. Hang in there! :)

 
At May 5, 2011 at 12:15 AM , Blogger purseblogger said...

Moving is bittersweet. I totally know how you're feeling. Sorry I've been away for so long. I hope this is a good move. xoxo

 
At May 5, 2011 at 9:53 AM , Blogger Lisa said...

Good luck with the move. I hope all goes well.

 
At May 5, 2011 at 10:31 AM , Blogger Rach @ This Italian Family said...

Hope the move goes well! :)

 
At May 5, 2011 at 9:02 PM , Blogger Shell said...

Sending prayers for you for your move!

 

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