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Monday, June 11, 2012

It just hit me....





It's been a crazy ride since finding out that I've been selected for a Fulbright Teacher Exchange in Tonbridge, England for the 2012-2013 school year! I've been so busy with all the preparations, that it really didn't hit me until my husband, Carl, and I left for church yesterday that it will be 14 months until we are at our home in Auburn together again. (Carl left from church on a trip to 3 of his favorite places, Zion National Park, a game convention, and Disneyland.) We had a great time seeing "The Tempest" at the lovely California Shakespeare Theater in the forest near Orinda on Saturday as our last "hot date" until we meet up for a few days in Washington DC in August. After that, we most likely won't see one another until he comes to visit me next spring. I feel so fortunate to have a husband who supports me when I feel called to ventures that take us in different directions.

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  1. Love the picture! Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right? You two ought to be set for many, many years after this!

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  2. Thanks, Kim. That photo was taken when we were floating in my inflatable boats while camping at Lake Kirkwood. Yes, we should be set for a while! Thank you so much for getting this blog set up for me; I would have never done it without you!

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  3. You got a keeper. Only a good people put up with all the drama and work teachers regularly bring home.

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    1. Ryan, you are right there! On top of all that, he even sent me a white dress to tie dye while I'm working in the "craft cave" of a retreat center in the Cascade Mountains. (We have "Tie Dye Tuesday" every week). Can't believe I'm going to be leaving him for 14 months!

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