A week ago marked one full year for us here in Lil’ Rhody! It’s hard to believe that much time has gone by. We made it! I usually look at a one year milestone as a kind of confirmation of success for what the endeavor I’ve undertaken. I think this is especially true when it comes to a major life change like moving across country from everything you’ve known for 15 years. The first six months here were probably the roughest. Very few new friends, very little work, and then the onset of winter when we were confined to the one heated room of the house. That was probably the hardest part and the biggest source of doubt that we’d made the right decision in moving out here. In my mind anyway. To combat the doubt we only had to remind ourselves of that cramped little apartment on Del Monte.
Of course, it was the right decision. (more…)