The house being sold, all the furniture, mini van, clothing, and all other personal items given away or sold has set us free to be on our way with out any anchors.
Since we got back from Cabo it has really been a whirlwind of “must accomplish” chores in getting ready. Quite honestly, we have probably missed a few must do’s but we will have to put all that behind us after Sunday. We have had some wonderful send off’s from a lot of wonderful friends and family members and we wish we could take every one of them to Europe with us. Louise and I really enjoyed a night of wine and great food with our friends from our last neighborhood (congratulations to Eric, Kelly, & Hayden for the new addition to their family.... “Isabel” !!!!). We can't wait to meet her in person. Sue and Dean hosted a wonderful “Going Away Party” attended by a lot of family members who all wished us a safe and fun trip. It was great to see every one, and we will miss them all. This week we traveled to Yakima, onto Coeur d’Alene and back to Woodinville to spend a few days with the families of our daughters. It is wonderful to be looking forward to this trip but on the other hand, it is difficult to think just how long we will be away from everyone. We hope you will all kddp in touch when you can.