Monday, September 9, 2013

moving "home"

As many of you know by now, the Shafer family will be moving to Nashville in just under 4 weeks!  That's right, we're having a baby next Monday, then planning to move when that baby is about 2.5 weeks old.  So we currently have impending labor, two toddlers, and a house on the stress around here!

Really, though, we are so excited and thankful for this move.  While Andrew's job at Purdue has been amazing, Indiana has just never seemed to fit.  You don't realize how valuable community is until you move to a place where you have none.  We have tried here, but it's just different.  The people are different, the customs are different, the hospitality is different.  It's not necessarily bad, but it's not for us.  And while the job has been great, we believe that some things are much more important.  So we are grabbing this new opportunity and moving back within Tennessee's borders.

Although neither of us have lived in Nashville, it truly feels like we are moving "home."  We are so looking forward to being near our family and friends, and can't wait until the people we love can be part of our lives on a more normal basis.

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