"Who'd be in favor of eating dinner out on the deck?" I queried. It was unanimous. We all were. And so we did.
In the almost-2-weeks we've been here we haven't needed to venture much beyond 5 miles from home. Lyle's job is approximately 6 miles from here. Everything else is within that radius.
***The mountains are bright and sharp in the mornings when the sun hits them from the east. By late afternoon they are shadowy and muted as the sun goes down behind them.
***Our new jobs are going well. Naturally, there are learning curves and adjustments to make, but it looks like things are working out according to plan.
***Broncos fans take their football quite seriously indeed.
***Just yesterday I noticed that the tall bushes along the back of our deck are lilac bushes. Happy thought! I love having lilacs in the yard.
***I'm still not sure if my 40-year-old philodendron is going to recover from the move. I'm babying it along, so we'll see.
***It takes awhile to develop new routines. I've found it mentally exhausting to start a new job and try to set up housekeeping in a new place and still keep in touch with all my friends. Please don't be offended if you aren't hearing from me as often as you would like. I am thinking of you, and hope to return to my previous level of social interaction before long.