Up, Up, and Away

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[dropcap style=”color: #9b9b9b;”]I[/dropcap]’m typing this at the airport, waiting with the rest of the family to board the plane that’s going to carry us across the ocean to our new life in Germany. It’s funny: even though we’ve been working/hoping/wishing for this day for more than a year now, it’s really hard to believe it’s actually happening now.

While it’s been so crazy chaotic the past 24 hours, I’ve been peeking at my cell phone throughout the day, taking advantage of my final hours with this particular phone service. I’ve become verklempt many times over as I’ve read the sweetest notes, posts, and texts of encouragement from so many friends and family members. I’ve shared them with Martin, read them aloud to the kids. We appreciate all of it so much.

We leave the United States so grateful for all we’ve had here, for all the friends we adore here, for the family we love here, and for the opportunities that are allowing us this new adventure.

Danke for all of it. 🙂

Off we go!