We’re Moving to Florida

June 9, 2019

My family and I will be moving from Idaho to Florida by the end of August 2019.

When I first came up here to Idaho in the summer of 2014 I was fresh out of residency, single and living in a garage. In order to get to the bathroom, I had to slip on some sandals, step into a frigid garage, enter the house, go through the kitchen, and walk down the hallway. You never wanted to forget your towel – which actually happened once.

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