Monday, February 6, 2012

Warm Welcome


I am slowly but surely recovering from the process of moving from one end of Phoenix to the other. The move - from a two-bedroom home to two rooms in my son's home - required a lot of decisions about what could come with me and what had to be given away, either to family or the Salvation Army. I probably brought too much with me, but I'll know more as I get settled in.

My commute to visit/babysit grandchildren has tripled, but the trip isn't too bad. Good thing I like to drive!

My son and daughter-in-law (and their five dogs!) welcomed me with open arms, always a plus. I'm getting acquainted with my new neighborhood and I plan to go on a photo safari soon.

The beautiful sunset shown above greeted me on the night I moved in. I took it as a sign that all will be well. So far, so good.

Until next time,

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So glad to hear your move has gone well and you are now settling in.

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Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Marianne,
What a fantastic photo!!
Also, what a life change for you, I am sure but one I hope you will love!!
Thanks so much for your encouraging words as i continue on my weight loss journey....
If I can do it and put off knee replacement surgery than anyone can!!

Hugs,
Deb

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

What a gorgeous sunset! I do hope you have now settled in to your new home.

Have a happy weekend!

Judy Biggerstaff said...

Glad to know you have gotten moved and settled in your new surroundings.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Marianne,
Beautiful pic! Thanks so much for your input about the church. we are hoping that there will be some bricks put aside that people can take from.....Such a terrible accident....

Hugs,
Deb

20 North Ora said...

What a gorgeous sunset!

Judy

Poppy said...

Hi Marianne,

Gorgeous photo, quite dramatic and intriguing, I'd say! All the best in your new home. I find that the older I get, the more I tend to purge and free myself of too many 'things'!

Have a super day!

Poppy

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Moving can be tough and stressful, Marianne. I couldn't wait for that event to be over when we moved from our home of 21 years, 2 years ago. We downsized, too, so I had a lot of stuff to get rid of!