Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Goodbye Provo, Hello Bremerton

So some of you may be thinking Bremerton? Where is that? Well to answer that question, it is in western Washington, right across the Puget Sound from Seattle. Your next thought may be why Bremerton? Well... very exciting news for our family...Adam got a job! Woohoo! We thought there was a good chance of staying in our little basement apartment in Provo forever, hey we could probably fit 5 kids in a 500 sq ft. apartment right...WRONG. Contrary to what we thought, we will be leaving Provo.

Adam will be working for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, yup the Navy. So cool. The funniest part of the whole thing is he didn't even apply there. Lucky us. I think the Lord really wants us to go there, because it just worked out way too easy. It turns out my Uncle who works for the Navy actually passed around Adam's resume and it got picked up by the Puget Sound Naval base, they liked what they saw, called him up, and within a few weeks flew him out there to interview. The interview went so well that within a week they gave Adam a job offer. What a wonderful blessing, especially in this unstable economic time. Well we felt pretty good about going to WA, especially since nothing else was looking very promising. So we accepted the offer and will be moving out there at the beginning of September.

Bremerton is 1 1/2 hours from where Adam grew up so he is really excited. He loves WA and is looking forward to raising our family there. As for me, after getting over the initial dissapointment of not going to sunny Arizona and living near my family, I am so slowly getting stoked! When I'm especially longing for AZ, I just look at houses in the Bremerton area and I immediately get excited. I can't believe in the near future, hopefully, we'll have a house of our own! woohoo, and we won't even have to water the lawn, that is one of the first things Adam said while trying to encourage me about Washington.

The area we'll be living in is beautiful and it will be quite the adventure. We will sure miss Provo and the BYU atmosphere, but we're ready to enter the "real" world. It has been such a wonderful beginning to our life together and we have made many memories and friends. We will miss our little basement apartment that we'll have lived in for 4 years! We can't wait to see what the Lord has in store for us in Bremerton WA. If anyone wants to come visit, we'll be there soon!

For any of you that have never been to WA this is some of the beautiful scenery of Bremerton. I mean beautiful if you like water, mountains, and green trees that is. jk...


Adam may be working on Submarines just like this one. Let's just say the little boy in Adam is coming out, thinking about working with submarines and aircraft carriers gets him pretty excited. What's up with men and big machines/vehicles? I guess I just don't get it. But I do have to admit it sounds pretty cool. Hopefully he will love his job and hopefully we will all love Bremerton.

7 comments:

Chelsea said...

Yay Congrats! I know everyone in the Provo area is going to miss you - you'll just have to do a better job updating your blog so we all know how everything turns out for you!

Alyssa said...

That is so exciting! I think you will have a lot of fun there. It is always fun to try new things! And Adam having a job is awesome! Good luck to you guys!

Adam & Lisa said...

Congratulations!!! I keep meaning to email or call you since you wrote that not on my blog! We are so excited for you guys!!!!!!

Scott and Stef said...

I am so excited for you!! Have to admit I am a little jealous of you guys!!! Done with school and all! We will have to keep in touch!

A&B said...

That is so cool! We are coming into Grapeview (about 35 min from Bremerton) for the 4th of July or maybe the 20-24th. Will you be in town? Maybe we can see you for a few minutes? Have fun. That part or Washington is beautiful!

Carrie & Tyson said...

Hooray for the update! I've been checking your blog off and on waiting for this exciting news! It truly sounds like a grand adventure and a dream job for Adam. And you will definitely be an asset to the ward back in the mission field! Congrats guys! Keep us updated!

Tina said...

So yeah...I totally stalked you. :)

I am so glad you guys moved here! It is a completely different world from AZ, huh? But in a good way. But if you ever need a road trip, I know someone that would love to get back to AZ anytime!

It's been fun getting to know you and your cute boy. And I really hope you don't find a house too far away. ;)