The Meekers are moving...
Because Nate found a really incredible job
Only a short 5 hour drive from SLC
Into the "City of Tress"
Skiing, Boating, Canoeing, Fly fishing
Everyone come visit!
Have you ever met anyone from Boise that didn't just love it there?
Well, we haven't.
People love their Boise.
It seems like a pretty great place.
We'll let you know when we get there this summer.
The Greenbelt (20 miles of paved pathway for walking/biking) runs alongside the river.
My conversation with Tess about the move (a month before the final decision was made)...
Tess: Mom, I heard you talking on the phone about us moving.
Me: Yes, we might move. How do you feel about that?
Tess: I think it sounds awesome!!!!! I told Grace that she could come play at our new house.
Me: Well, that's the thing. We might be moving pretty far away.
Tess: Like downtown??!!
Me: No, farther. Like out of the state of Utah.
Tess: I've always wanted to live in Texas!
Me: Well, it wouldn't be Texas. It would be a place called Boise, Idaho. It's near Sun Valley.
Tess: OMGosh!! I love Sun Valley!!
Me: Okay, but you realize that moving to Boise won't quite be like vacationing in Sun Valley. We would have to do all of our regular things like school, lessons, chores.
Tess: (rolling her eyes) Duh mom. I know that.
Me: And it means that we won't be able to go to grandma and grandpa's for Sunday dinner each week.
Tess: (The first hint of sadness)... Well, at least we won't get their hot tub dirty anymore.
Me: So it still sounds pretty fun?
Tess: It sounds awesome!!.....Can I have an upstairs bedroom in our next house??
So there you have it. Even the most cautious among us is ready for the adventure!
Well folks, I guess I'm off to Idaho to raise my family.
(Truly, truly never thought I would hear myself say those words.)
But we are (very!) excited nonetheless.