This is my 29 year old son in his back yard here in Idaho. Tonight, I'm going to his going away party. He's been offered a job which requires schooling on the west coast of Washington. He'll be living there during the week and then coming home to his wife and children on the weekends. When he's done with schooling- possibly 9 months- his whole family will relocate somewhere in Washington and my grands will be gone. Sniff- sniff! This is all rather sudden and we got this news the same week we were told we would have to leave the farm BUT we now know (as of yesterday) that *WE HAVE ANOTHER YEAR HERE* YAY! One year to look, pack and plan- instead of months. One more year to enjoy the farm. We are so relieved and I'm able to deal with my son's departure and my DIL and grands eventual departure much better now.
My 14 year old seemed a bit disappointed over our staying another year. I asked him why and he said he had hoped we would end up moving to another state where the fishing and hunting are a bit better! Silly boys! I think all they care about are their adventures!
So, yesterday I worked in the garden. Now we can put up the pool and I can plant flowers and we can go ahead and get those chickens we've been wanting. Thank you, Lord.
Thank you all for your love and prayers!