June 08, 2005
Making the Move
This may be our last post for a week until we arrive in our new apartment and have the internet hooked-up, which should take place next Tuesday. I pick up our Penske moving truck tomorrow and have several friends from work who are going to help us pack the truck after a going away BBQ. As I have said in the past, one of the best things about being a Christian, besides the eternal love of God, is that you always have help moving. If a Christian is not willing to help someone move he or she should seriously question their faith! There have been a lot of farewells said already this week and none harder than saying goodbye to all the great kids in our youth group (one of the few times in my life when I have legitimately choked up and not been able to speak). The fridge is just about empty as we have been living on rice and chicken all week saving that one can of SPAM for the BBQ on Thursday. Played my last round of disc golf yesterday with my long-time disc partner, Joe Garnjobst, and finished with a personal record of -2 for a 9-hole round, which included 4 birdies in a row, another personal record. Kim has been very busy packing during the day and actually prefers me not to pack because she has her "system". Instead, I do the heavy lifting. We hope to have all our boxes packed tonight, so we are ready to pack the truck tomorrow. We are both excited about the move and quite nostalgic about our 12 combined years here in Hillsdale. Tons and tons of great experiences had and people met. On the other hand, it is time to move on, and it I will be nice to be somewhere where all the memories will be ours together and none separate. I will try to post perhaps once more before the move, but, if not, the next time you hear from us will be from our new home in Massachusetts!