Guess what? I'm in North Carolina! We left Austin on July 8th, and I have been so busy I haven't had time to blog. Right now I'm writing to you from North Topsail Island, off the coast of North Carolina just north of Wilmington. We moved into our house last week, unloaded our container, then packed our bags again to spend a week at the beach with my mother before O. starts his MBA program next week. My Dad arrived in Durham the same day we did to help us unpack, then my mom arrived, and now my brother is on his way to meet us at the beach. F. and Simon have been troopers. It took us three days to get from Texas to North Carolina. We spent a night in Little Rock and then two nights in Knoxville, TN, where we visited the Smoky Mountains with some family I have there. Then we stuffed them back into the car to head to the beach. At least Simon has been having fun running on the beach and F. has been learning to body surf in the waves.
Our days have been so full that I have been falling asleep each night utterly exhausted.
I love our new house -- I'm going to write more about how wonderful it is later. Right now I just wanted to post a quick update about what we've been up to and say that I love my new home state!
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