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Feb 19, 2010

still here!

Well, we made it to New Mexico! (which most of you guys already know, lol)

We miss Florida, but we really do like it here. It's not as bad as people make it seem. No matter where you go, you'll always run into someone who absolutely hates it.

As we crossed the Florida/Alabama line, I said outloud "goodbye Florida, hello Alabama!". Kyle seriously started crying. Not just sobbing. CRYING LOUDLY. Which of course made the tears start flowing down my face. He kept telling me that he did not want to leave Florida and he wanted to go back. It took about 10mins, but he finally calmed down. After that, every time we crossed into another state he got excited about it.

We stopped in Fort Worth, Texas to spend the night at our friend's house. During the night, the Penske truck that we were using to move ALL of our belongings, got broken in to. It was such a shocker, still is. I never thought something like that could happen to us.. but it does. Thankfully, the dumb criminals didn't empty out the truck. They took mostly lawn equipment, but the worst part was that they took Leah's suitcase of clothes and some of Kyle's toys. Kyle's heart was broken. He was upset when he thought it was just Brandon's stuff.. but once he found out that his stuff got taken, he was a mess. Thankfully Kyle is pretty much over it now. Brandon has a handgun now, so I think he feels a lot safer knowing that if someone tries to steal his stuff again, Daddy will shoot them. I know I feel a lot safer!

I always said "no guns".. and now we have two of them! Never say "never", right?! =)

Well, the day after we got to NM it started snowing. We had so much fun in it. The kids had a blast seeing snow for the first time. I guess the winter this year is unusual because we've had about 17 snow days so far. It doesn't bother me one bit! I haven't seen snow in 3yrs, before that I saw snow every winter since I was born.. so I have missed it!!

We found an awesome church and can't wait to start serving in it. Nothing like having a great church home to make this season of our life better!

We're living in a 2story, 4bdrm military owned house that is off the base, and we are only about 4mins away from wally world! No complaints here!

That's about it, folks! I can't wait until we are completely settled in. Pictures soon to come!


Kristin said...

I just cannot believe the moving truck got broken into. That's just horrible! But, thank goodness they only took a few things. I'm glad you found a church already and that you like your new house!

Alicia said...

I remember reading about that on FB! I can't believe people are so nervy like that!!

Mary said...

So sorry your truck got broken into. That's horrible but I'm happy they didn't take EVERYTHING! Dumb criminals I think I would check the suitcases to see what's in them if I was going to steal it! lol Sounds like you moved into an awesome house though. I saw the pics on FB. =)

Sherry said...

Can't wait to see more pics! :D It is always hard moving someplace new! :(

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