Okay, my last post was a sum up from our big trip. It took forever to blog it all, but the trip actually ended at the end of April. So this post will be an update on where we are now!
We are based in Sequim, Washington, renting a friend’s basement.
Fred has worked concrete for another friend most of the summer. It was providential and we are so grateful for that time! Fred got lots of sunshine, good fellowship, deeper relationships and rebuilt muscle. Today is a transition, Fred is back in an IT job as of this morning! Which we are also grateful for!
I have been working as a nurse since May, on a team providing daily care for a little boy. Quite a change from hospital nursing like I was doing in Kodiak. A good change though. I’m on basically the same schedule as Fred, I’m sleeping at night, it’s wonderful! And I am enjoying going to school with our patient, which is now my primary role.
The cats settled in well and forgave us for being honest so long and for continuing to leave frequently. We are grateful for friends and family who have taken care of them for so much of the year.
Churchwise, we are at the church I grew up in, which my Dad pastors. We’re enjoying plugging back into relationships and ministry. And we’re enjoying the proximity to family, on both sides.
It’s been a busy summer, with lots of smaller trips and lots of adjustments. We’ve driven to Newberg, Oregon twice, to La Grande, Oregon once and to Tri Cities, Washington twice.
We flew to California for a wedding and family visit.
I just got back from a whirlwind trip to Richmond, Virginia for a friend’s wedding. We’ve driven to Seattle multiple times.
Our car broke down and was replaced. I’m on my second job of the year, Fred is on his third. Friends getting married. A friend dying. Lots of time with nieces and the lone nephew. Maybe I’ll get posts written about some of those trips or activities, we’ll see.
We miss Kodiak. Friends, church, scenery, coworkers, the slower pace and the small town culture. But we are loving where we are. The Lord has laid our lines in good places. He continues faithful and we look forward to seeing His plan unfold further.
Here is a sample of other things we’ve done since April!