Thursday, April 21, 2011

Just when...

We've been spending our days packing and driving to Boston (not everyday) and loving on Gracie. We're really excited about the house we're moving into next Saturday. We decided it wasn't the right time to purchase and as time unravels, we know why. With the move and some other things, I needed to take a leave of absence from tutoring and I already miss Valerie. However, with all the jobs and driving to Boston every weekend, I was drowning. Thankfully my job at UConn was extended through the summer! In the last few weeks we've finally gotten to a point where we feel we're settling into our little nest here in Connecticut (even when my body & mind can't handle the gloomy days). We've fallen in love with so many people and love the new house we're moving into. Just when we're breathing the school throws a bombshell on us. With all the budget cuts, they are taking away funding to new students and just informed us an hour ago that they won't have funding for 2 years. This changes everything for us. I'm hanging on to the fact I know that miracles happen and I know the Lord has His hands in this and will not (nor will He ever) leave us empty handed. Even if that means Cony is forced on the job market.


As much as I miss home, I've loved what Cony and I have become in Connecticut. Everything we've learned from being here has been for our good and for that reason alone I will always hold a special place in my heart for this state.

I want to be clear. This does not mean we are moving. Nor does it mean we are staying. We have NO clue what we're doing at the moment. If you pray and you want to mention us, we would be greatly thankful.

On a more happy note: our weekend consisted of a BBQ at Gina & Jerry's with the elders doing the cooking and Gracie getting super muddy and loving every minute of it.

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She's now 35 pounds!
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Gracie's new thing is to turn around to stare at the back seat

and jump up and take over the bed. The one night Cony goes to bed before me and I see this... (no she does not sleep with us)

UConn celebrates Earth Day on campus,

with a cow...

cooking cows...

and giving away free ice cream... everyone at work took advantage. Do you notice a theme?? We love them cows here in the CT.

Happy Earth Day & Good Friday!

3 comments:

Sara said...

Aw, I'm sorry about school . . . Was Cony in a Ph.D. program? I can't remember . . .

I hope things work out smoothly and that you will be able to make hard decisions! I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers!

RebeckerOnline said...

Goodness! What a shock to your educational pursuits. I will include you in my prayers and hope things work out very soon for the best.

Thanks again for the pictures! They are beautiful!

Captivating Eyes said...

You guys will be in my prayers! :) Gracie looks SOOO cute!!