Monday, May 05, 2008

Busy Week

We have had a really busy week. As of last Friday we are now living in Glendora, California, and are so glad to finally be here. Thanks to all who helped with the loading, cleaning, unloading, unpacking, and everything else that goes into a move! We love our townhouse and having so much room at last! We had a nice first day in our new ward and felt very welcomed there (they don't get new people very often) and love this little "village" (as they call it here) that we live in. We are almost totally unpacked, though nothing's on the walls yet. We are getting familiar with LA freeways as we went down to Newport Beach today for my doctor's appointment (baby's doing great) and let Sophie play in the ocean for her first time ever (which she loved!) Then we went to Peter and Abby's in Ladera Ranch and saw their cute place. So that's a little of what we've been up to. We'll post pictures of our house once we get all moved in, but here are a few pictures from right before we left Provo and of the actual move.Some ducks wandered into our yard and Sophie had so much fun throwing bread to them (the pieces that she didn't eat first, that is) and chasing them around.


After graduation we weren't in the mood to wait in the half an hour lines to get pictures in front of things on campus, so we went back a few days later with our matching BYU shirts from Bob and got some pictures then.

Got the first part of the sign down, now we're onto the second.

Sophie was pretty scared of the cougar so we had to take this quick.

My former roommate Danna came down to say goodbye with her darling little girl Julianna. We'll miss them a lot.

Our good friends the Jones's were in town the week we moved so we had so much fun seeing them again and reuniting bestest friends Sophie and Abby. Too bad they don't live closer to each other! They're two peas in a pod and so cute together!

Here's the rental truck with Joseph's truck being towed behind. All in all the train was about 60 feet long and we were so grateful to Joseph's dad, Craig, who drove this so Joseph didn't have to!

We had so much help from so many people on both ends of our move. Here's the unloading crew in Glendora, consisting of Craig & Bob (Joseph's parents), us, and Maybeth and my Grandpa Lamb (it's Maybeth's townhouse that we're renting). Thanks so much for all your help!

14 comments:

Tonya said...

welcome to california...I didn't know your brother lived in Ladera...that community is so great...If you need any help settling...please let me know...

we need to have you over soon!

xoxo

Tonya

Jill Hunt said...

I am so glad you guys made it there safely and it sounds like you are already getting settled right in. Have a great time out there and good luck with everything. I will seeing that cute red head and I can't wait to see what this new baby girl will look like.

Alan and Jeni said...

Hooray! You made it! We sure do miss you here, but we're also excited for all of the fun you will have in California.

Erin said...

I'm so sad that we didn't get a chance to hang out one last time before you guys left. I'm honestly so excited for you guys though! What a fun adventure! Joseph, good luck with your new job. If we're ever out that way we will definitely pay you guys a visit. I'm so glad you guys have a blog so we can keep in touch. Have fun and be sure to keep us posted!

Annie said...

thanks for the update! have fun settling in and enjoy the beach for me!

Sunny said...

I'm so glad you guys made it safely. I felt so bad I didn't make it over to say goodbye. It was fun having Sophie and Abby over. We had a great time. We will miss you guys, but wish well with this new adventure.

kim & co. said...

Glad you guys are getting settled in! can't wait to hear about all the fun you guys have :)

Aaron W said...

I've been waiting for this update! I've thought about you all week....Glad you made it there safe and sound! But it will NOT be the same without you guys here....You guys definitely have "presence" and I couldn't adore ya more!!

Aaron W said...

Oh-that last comment was Jenny-I didn't know I was logged in as Aaron! Oops!

Sabrina said...

We are glad you made it saftely but we sure miss you. Have a great time this summer.

Sonja said...

Becky! I'm so glad you guys made it there safe and sound. We miss you already though. I'm glad that the baby is doing well and that Sophie is adjusting to the new place. Ah! to be by the ocean. It must be nice. Take care!! :)

Matthews Family said...

Becky, sorry we never were able to get together. I really wanted to see you one last time, but thankfully it sounds like your move went smoothly.

I'm so glad I can still check up on your family and see when you have your baby.

By the way, you look so adorable in the first picture in your matching BYU t-shirts. You are a really cute pregnant girl.

Love ya.

Meridith said...

Hey, I forgot to ask you. Who's the lucky person who got to take your spot as the Relief Society President?

Shane, Margie, and Brynn said...

I'm glad you made it, and unpacked already! I saw your due date is coming right up, can't wait to see pictures. Keep the updates coming :)