Nov 7, 2008

5 more days

As this move approaches my emotions only get more out of wack. As I have said before, I embrace change. I am so thrilled to begin our lives in Marquette. To meet some new friends. To get back into some hobbies: sewing, scrapbooking, decorating, knitting, photography...I am also eager to know if any of the many people who have mentioned moving to Marquette one day will actually do it. Some very good friends of ours have been discussing it for the past year. I would love to have another familiar couple up there! And just last night, two of my single friends mentioned it. Somewhere along the lines of "Why not? What the heck is tying us down here?" So who knows what will happen, what's talk and what's for real. It would be sweet...

On the other hand I am nervous, anxious, and scared. The floodgates let loose every once in a while and my heart aches for the family and friends that won't be twenty minutes away. Oh geez, here they go again. *Sniff* Maybe one day Marquette will have a direct flight to Detroit so they will only be an hour or two away. All I have to say is that I am so thankful that I have my faith to fall back on and I can always pray for strength when I need it most.

Okay, did I mention that I'm at work and I am trying my darndest not to cry for fear that their dad might walk out into the kitchen at any moment?

Speaking of which, today is my last day of work. I am officially unemployed after 7:30 tonight.

Back to this impending move. I am also really excited to be two hours from Emily and Amanda. And a mere nine hours from Jennifer and Sara. PLUS, our home (so long as we have room) will always be open for those traveling to and from the Keweenaw, either to visit or stay for a night. We hope to be able to visit out-of-towners very often!

7 comments:

Amanda Kay said...

You will be just fine Heidi Sue! It's a big step but I am sure you will enjoy it!!

JoLynn said...

Good luck to you! I really miss MqT...it is a beautiful place to live...I hope your transition is smooth. And you can always go all the way up north on the weekends. Where did you end up finding a place? Behind Sh*pK*?

Oh, and when you're there, will you enjoy a chicken bagel sandwich for me at 3rd St Bag*l? I could go for one of those right now!! :)

gretch said...

i'll be there next mqt weekend :]

Annette said...

Heidi- Moving away is one of the hardest things to do, but trust me, Mqt is not too bad. Actually, once you live here for awhile you get used to the small town ways and it will start to feel like home to you. It always helps that you have family nearby and I am only a few miles away :) Give me a call with the details of when you are moving and I would love to help out. See you soon, have fun your last few days at home! Love you! Annette

Michelle F said...

Heidi, You will LOVE marquette. I lived there for two years, years ago and still miss it. Chad and I contemplated moving there from NM but the job ended up taking us here. Anyway, I somtimes think how nice it would be to live there. To be by the water is amazing...and there are great people there. A very small congrgation but they are welcoming and in no time it will be like home. Enjoy it!

Anonymous said...

Those 2 single friends!? Do they happen to be Kayla and Ashley? WHAT THE HECK, Tell them to get up here.
Anyways, Yeah moving is hard. You will LOVE it up here though. It's hard not to, especially in the summer. Like Annette said, you get used to the small town ways, and then when you go home-home, it seems like everyone is moving crazy fast, and theres bad traffic.... But yeah, Give a call when you get up we can go for coffee once you get settled. If you need help, I would love to. Can't wait, and have a safe trip up.
-Lynette

Pete/Heidi said...

Happy packing and hauling! We will certainly miss you and Jeff downstate!