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Sand To Snow

My facebook inbox has been filled for days about our move.
Yes, we are back in the USA, yes, for good, unless that changes.
No, we are not with the same company.
We have been extremely blessed with opportunities and we are thankful for a new one.

We are settled in well and the kids are loving the new school.
They didn't skip a beat coming here, they are so confident and secure in themselves and already have new friends.
Baby is enjoying the carpeted floor and has been walking so much more.
Me, I am missing the warmth but loving being back in the US.
John is very happy with the new job and is also happy to be back in the US and with a great company with the nicest boss ever, really, he is such a nice man.

Dubai was an amazing experience, feels like it was an extended vacation where we met a lot of really cool people and had a lot of extraordinary experiences.

The new company has given us the warmest welcome and we are thrilled to be a part of the "family".
I have some pictures of our last days in Dubai but I can't find the chord for the camera, not happy!
Hubby promised to buy me a new one this weekend so I can feel whole again!

Anyway, just wanted to give everyone a quick update since this happened so quickly and you are all so confused!


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