“Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes
“If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together.. there is something you must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think, but the most important thing is, even if we're apart.. i'll always be with you. ~A.A. Milne (Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh)
And I have not forgotten about our online tribe. I have not forgotten the adoration, respect, and mutual enjoyment we receive from each other's thoughts, words, and photos. Being in each other's spaces is a still another form of opening our hands, lending our ears, and extending our hearts. We urge each forward in progress, in process, to grow, to grieve, to purge, to proclaim, and to reclaim ourselves. Yes, there is a tribe here, and I proudly call you a soul sister (brothers, too :).
Update: Packing is nearly finished, though looking around here it doesn't feel like progress has been made, lol. I am still battling what to leave and what to take. Wouldn't you consider a sewing machine, crockpot, rice cooker, and blender essential items to bring? I keep telling Hubs that they are just as important as the computers. He doesn't argue about the espresso machine though :). Maybe we can find another spot for the rats--on the roof of the car, maybe?