Thursday, November 17, 2011

We are moving to Norway!!!

"I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference."  - Robert Frost

Once again we are setting off for another amazing adventure! In the next few weeks we will be preparing to move, sell our home, cars, etc.. It is a very busy time for us but we could not be more excited about this new opportunity!

I will be posting so many blogs over the next few weeks regarding the move, my training and the whole process. For those who do not know we lived in Russia for 3 years and we love the international life.  We hope to always remain on IM status for as long as we can and now it will be even richer as we will be sharing this experience with our baby girl.

We will most likely be living there for about 3 years, give or take. We are moving to Stavanger, Norway right off of the Norwegian Sea. There is a huge international community there and so I look forward to getting to meet so many of the other expats who live there.

Now you can see why I ordered all the Cathe DVD's I posted earlier this morning! They will be so helpful getting me through the cold, dark winters! Cathe was a blessing to be all 3 years we lived in Russia and now she will be coming to the rescue once again!

SO many amazing things to share with you! I cannot wait to start this new chapter in our life! We are truly thanking God for this tremendous blessing. Once again, His promises hold true and we feel so thankful for His guidance in our life.

We are of course sad to leave our family especially our parents as they will miss little Michaela like crazy! It will be far different than as it is now where they are only a 3 hour drive away.

But the good news is that we will be coming back to Texas every 8 weeks or so as my husband will still have major business to do here in the states. So we will get to see the family more often than other assignments, this is a huge blessing and the flight is not that long back to the US. The travel time could be Siberia :) Lived there, done that! LOL!

I am ready! Let a new adventure begin!!!

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover" Mark Twain


Donna said...

How exciting! I can't wait to hear all about Norway and see your beautiful pictures.

Becca's Dirt said...

Sounds like you are very excited and I am excited for you. Good luck with your travels. I know that the family will miss Michaela. Are you keeping the blog.

Czesia said...

I'm so happy for you!! You are going to have so much fun! I have heard the scenery is GORGEOUS!
Have you ever lived, or visited Poland? My husband is Polish, his father is from there, and his mothers parents were refugees from WWII. It's one of our life goals to visit! I'd like to know what you thought of it if you've been there!!

momof11 said...

YAY!!! I'm thrilled for you!!! and that's wonderful that you'll be coming back so often!!! that's a triple huge blessing for all of you!!!!!!!!

rssigrl said...

WOW!!!!! OMG!!! That's so exciting. It is so strange.....I feel a slight sadness, knowing you will be so far away, again. Isn't that strange? Hey! What is the time difference there?? Will we be having tea together again?? he he! xoxo

HappyMommy02 said...


You mentioned selling cars, are you listing them on woodlandsonline or something? email me b/c I'm interested if you are selling an SUV. thanks!


TX Runner Mom said...

Sounds like an awesome, exciting new adventure. Can't wait to read all about it!

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