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Boston, Continued

November 16, 2008

I didn’t mean to be all mysterious about Boston – because it’s been forefront in my mind for nearly a year now, it seemed obvious to me why we were moving.

But, for those of you who do not spend 75% of your waking hours (and 50% of your sleeping ones) pondering my future, perhaps it was not quite so obvious.

Bart has accepted a job in Boston, so once he graduates in August, we’ll be off. I am thrilled, of course, about the job, the new city, the adventure, the East Coast.

But my heart will break into a million pieces when we leave Austin.

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15 Comments

  • Reply heidikins November 16, 2008 at 10:38 pm

    Ohmygoodness!! Congratulations! I really am excited for you, despite being a bit worried about you + New England Winter. ;o)

    xox

  • Reply Lexiloo November 16, 2008 at 10:54 pm

    so exciting! maybe your future lies at the boston public library 🙂

  • Reply hello, my name is amber. November 16, 2008 at 11:07 pm

    i knew that you wouldn’t be staying in austin because of some of your previous posts. i’m so excited for you both!

    i know what its like to dig some roots + leave and ‘have your heart break into a million pieces’… because over the last 7 years, it’s happened twice. but things like that make you stronger and wiser 🙂 as if you need any more of either!

  • Reply RA November 16, 2008 at 11:53 pm

    I figured it was Bart’s job driving the move, but it’s great that he already has a position! It makes finishing school much easier.

    I’m excited for you to become an adopted New Englander! I hope the cold weather rubs its charm off on you. 🙂

  • Reply nancypearlwannabe November 17, 2008 at 12:42 am

    I do hope you love it here! I talk a good Boston game, so as long as you don’t mind the cold weather I think you’re going to be very happy with your decision.

  • Reply Emily Dailey November 17, 2008 at 12:58 am

    I am so excited for you, but a little sad you will be even further away from me! Oh how COULD you? How will you stand it??? 🙂 Love you.

  • Reply Nina G November 17, 2008 at 1:15 am

    Make Way for Bradshaws

  • Reply Roland Tyson Chambers November 17, 2008 at 1:23 am

    congrats you guys! that will be an adventure for sure! so sad to hear you are leaving!

  • Reply Jenae November 17, 2008 at 4:12 am

    We’ve got the best friends moving to Boston this summer. [Taylor and Jodi if you’d like to blog stalk them]. We keep talking about visiting them next year, it’d be great to see you too! 🙂

    Jenae

  • Reply ashley November 17, 2008 at 4:19 am

    will you be done with school by then? That is awesome…it seems like a fun place to visit, so maybe we will have to now that we have official tour guides to show us around!

  • Reply Mad Hadder November 17, 2008 at 4:19 am

    Cheers! What kind of job? Maybe you can join the Exponent Women there.

  • Reply Packrat November 17, 2008 at 3:41 pm

    🙂 Moving is what you make it. Going at it the way you are – making it the grand adventure – will help make the transition smoother. You and Bart seem to have such a wonderful attitude. Also, since you will be going in August, that will let you ease into to winter. You’ll get to see all those glorious leaves again. (I’m almost jealous!)

    Will you be finished with your schooling by August?

    What do your families think of you two moving so far away? I know you are far now, but the driving time is much longer. (I guess with cell phones and computers it isn’t as big a deal that it was when I was your age.) I’m just thinking about how much I miss actually seeing my son and grandchildren. I “feel” for your families.

  • Reply Lisa C November 17, 2008 at 4:18 pm

    Hooray for the East! Do you have anyone in Boston? Some of our good friends in Rochester just moved there. If you need a contact for any reason, let me know, I’m sure they’d be glad to help anyway they can!

  • Reply FamLee November 17, 2008 at 8:21 pm

    I’m so happy for you! What a wonderful experience! Take advantage of this time in your life to explore all avenues!

  • Reply janet November 17, 2008 at 9:05 pm

    i thought you were allergic to cold?! 🙂 seriously, it sounds awesome. Will you be done with school then too I assume?

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