Monday, April 29, 2013

A Little Distance Before a BIG MOVE

Big announcement, guys! (Or maybe not so big because I've been talking about this for months on FB and twitter)

I'm leaving gorgeous, warm, sunny southern California to move to Salt Lake City at the end of May.

I am so excited. 

Why are we moving? Work. And school. And the fact that it is so much easier to be young, Mormon and poor in Utah than it is in California. Also all of my best friends from high school now live there with their husbands, so I'm very selfishly looking forward to a little girl time.
It's not a permanent move (with us, moves never are) but we'll be settling down for a while. We're talking about moving abroad again in a few years, doing a little long term traveling, and eventually putting down much deeper roots somewhere on the west coast. 

As we speak my husband is driving around Salt Lake City, house and job hunting. I'm stuck back here in the Golden State (poor me!) chipping away at the school semester which will (THANK GOODNESS) be over with in a couple of weeks.  With any luck we'll both have jobs and a home before I even get there.

The downside to this is that I have to spend several weeks without my husband. I'm naturally a pretty independent person so I didn't think this would be a huge problem, but it's much tougher than I imagined it would be! He's spoiled me for far too long with hugs and backrubs at the end of long, stressful days and now I don't know how to live without it.

Okay, I'm being a bit dramatic. I'll be fine :) 

With Steven and I being apart for this time, it was lovely and a little ironic to photograph engagement photos of this lovely couple:

who were just reunited last week when he returned from an 8 month deployment overseas.  They are so in love! To see the full photo story, click here!


Gentri said...

sooooo excited!! :D

ifs ands Butts said...

Ah wow - so exciting!!!

Kristin said...

Wow, congrats! That's such exciting news!

Smallgood said...

Good luck! My sister is likely moving there this summer too.

Bethany G said...

Yay for moving to SLC. We LOVE it here!!

michelle said...

that's so exciting! it is really hard to be young and poor in california. everything is so expensive and good jobs are really hard to find!

Sara Louise said...

What big and exciting news! Best of luck with your latest chapter :)


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...