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Monday, April 30, 2012

On the Road Again!

 Bon Jour, Mon Amis!  In a few short days, hubby and I will be headed back home to Michigan in this.  The movers are loading up all of our things as I write.  Thank goodness we have out motor home to hang out in!  This past year has sure been an eventful one!  If you've been visiting me for awhile, you know just how difficult it was for me to move out here, leaving everything behind that I loved, and move to a place that I didn't know a soul.  Well, little did I know, I would fall in love with our little slice of paradise here in the Pacific Northwest!  And while I hate to leave, I am ready to go home.
Last week, a week that should have been all about packing, instead was spent on the couch sick.  I had a very nasty flu bug all week, and was sicker than I had been in years!  Not very good timing!
So I am very relieved and thankful that we finally got everything packed up!
 I can hardly wait to get back to our own home and yard.  I've missed my faux stone patio, and all of my gardens!
 I imagine that after a years worth of neglect, it will take some time to get them looking this good again!
 Though I will dearly miss the sunsets over the Sound............
 And the gorgeous snow covered Olympic Mountains...............
 I'm ready to go back here, to our very own home that we love!
 And to resume our flying adventures in hubby's plane.................
 And see aerial views like this near our home.................
 And pick lots of bouquets!  I've missed my flowers!  And of course family and friends, too!
So for the next few weeks, I'll be posting of our adventures on the road, our 3,000 mile plus trek home!  We'll be leaving here on Wednesday (snif, snif!).  Bon voyage!

16 comments:

pembrokeshire lass said...

Lovely, lovely pictures...as always! I love the hostas in your home photos and do hope that your trip home is unevetful. Joan

Kim K. said...

Safe travels. Enjoy your journey back home.

Chris Arlington said...

Well, I can see by your lovely garden that I should be asking you questions on Hostas. Mine aren't growing as well as I would like. Especially the variegated ones. I hope you don't have to make a big move like that too often. I wonder what your furry girl will think when she gets back home.
Have a happy and safe trip.

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

I "met" you only after you moved to Washington, so it will be exciting to hear about your travels back to Michigan and the happiness that awaits you there. Have a wonderful and safe trip!!!

The Bear's Blog said...

Safe travel prayers, sweet friend. Have a wonderful journey back to where you belong.

Hugs to Emily too.

LuAnn said...

Have a safe trip and welcome back to Michigan.

One Shabby Old House said...

We too have an RV. I call it our rolling romantic home. Whenever we spend some time in it we always come away and realize just how little we could live with and be happy. Safe travels.

NanaDiana said...

Donna! You have been on my mind constantly for the last two days. I figured you were busy. I can't wait to "catch up" with you. I am so sorry that you had such a nasty flu jut when you had so much to get done. Loving your new "home on wheels" baby! xo Diana

Japolina said...

Have a great trip. Your home looks so pretty!

Blondie's Journal said...

I am so sorry you were sick but glad that is all behind you as you start your adventure home. As you may know, we have a second home in Michigan and my heart belongs there just as it does in Illinois!

I wish you a safe trip and look forward to hearing all about it!

XO,
Jane

Debbie said...

Oh Donna, how exciting that you are coming home!!!
I'm sure you will miss the gorgeous views, and sunsets from your temporary residence...but you are coming home!!!
Have a wonderful trip back, and show us lots of pictures.
Bon voyage!
xxxooo

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Wishing you a wonderful move back home, Donna! Safe travels!! XO

Tete said...

I remember the post you did where you announced your move. LOL- so glad that your adventure is one to treasure and so happy that you are returning home to your place, friends and family.

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Welcome home!! We all enjoyed your adventure of ur move to the west coast. Now back home, there is no place like home!!!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Welcome home!! We all enjoyed your adventure of ur move to the west coast. Now back home, there is no place like home!!!

Karen said...

Donna, I look forward to your return! Although we've kept in touch via email and blogging, its not the same.

Your place at the lake will respond to your magic touch, I'm sure. Everything will get back to normal in no time, I'm sure.

You two (and puppy) take good care.

Love & hugs, Karen