Monday, September 15, 2008

Saying Goodbye

So we made the decision. It meant leaving the land of amazing summer thunderstorms

and heading back east to the land of more trees and darker nights where all the stars are visible.

We said goodbye to family, with the knowledge that we'd see them soon.

Letting go of others, whom we might not get the chance to see again, was difficult. We left behind places like this:

and Pastor Tim and his wife Judy, who listened so well and helped so much.

And also here:

St Peter's, and all the friends we had made there.

We shut our door, packed our bags of yarn, hooks, needles and books, and headed toward the open window, taking with us all our old friendships in their new forms.

For whatsoever from one place doth fall,
Is with the tide unto an other brought:
For there is nothing lost, that may be found, if sought.

Edmund Spenser

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