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Change of address

I haven't fallen off the face of the earth. It only feels like that. But I think I have a pretty good reason for being out of the loop. A couple weeks back we moved into our own house. After having rented for 4 years in California, and then living with Steph's parents for the last year, it's a big change to be a homeowner once again.

We decided to do our part in stimulating the economy and built our home, so the plan of living with in-laws stretched from 6 months to a full year. But all that is behind us now, and we have spent pretty much every spare moment of the past few weeks hangings lights and ceiling fans, painting walls, assembling furniture, and pretty much everything else related to setting up a new house except for unpacking boxes. That can always come later right? :-) Steph has done an amazing job of getting things organized. My hat is off to her for all her hard work!!

So what happened to the adoption plans? This whole house thing was actually step one in the pr…

Out of the gate!!

So here goes... Have never tried one of these before. If you know me well you know that I'm really not that much of a talker, so you'd have to wonder why I'm starting a family blog. Well, I promise you it isn't so we can be a family of narcissists - we're certainly not any more interesting than the folks next door. But if you're interested in peeking behind our doors, here's your chance.

So, what are we doing? The coming week is going to be really exciting for us. We moved back from Los Angeles in July 2008. At the time we decided to move in with Steph's parents until we decided where to live. They've graciously put up with us for a whole year now - it was only supposed to be three months initially. God's timing was a little longer than ours though. We started thinking about building a new home back in December, and after a month or so we decided on a neighborhood. It's taken about 6 months for the whole process from start to finish, but we&#…