It was moving day again at Windy Ridge.
Another chick has flown the coop!
Thankfully, she didn’t fly far!
Anna is renting a house about 25 minutes away, closer to church and friends, but a little farther from work. Far enough away to be independent, but close enough to see often.
She’s spent the last month finding furniture, figuring out utilities, and otherwise preparing to be on her own. And I searched my cupboards and went to garage sales to find the necessary kitchen items – important things like a cheese grater and pizza cutter and ice cream scoop.
This is our fourth child to move out – and the most complicated move. The other kids just packed up their cars or trucks and waved goodbye as they drove out the driveway.
But this move involved furniture – heavy furniture – that needed to be transported over 4 miles of very dry and dusty gravel roads.
This move needed dad.
And he orchestrated it all with finesse.
It took two cars, a pick-up and a borrowed enclosed trailer that we pulled down the gravel roads at about 20 mph so we we didn’t kick up dust -but we got it all delivered, unloaded and arranged.
Now our chick is setting up her own nest.
We are so excited for her!