My Visa has been ready for weeks, the cats are getting use to their carriers, and the movers should be arriving any minute now to take all my worldly positions to Maastricht, Netherlands, where my husband and I will be living for the next 3 years or so. My plane leaves in less than 36 hours and I can’t wait to join Dan in our adopted country.
This is, of course, a very exciting and busy time for us. We’ve known that we were moving for about a year now, so it is great to be so close to the end/beginning. I’m eager to get my new home in order and to start looking for work again. Dan has already rented us an apartment and set up utilities, so we can move in quickly and be relatively comfortable. Our stuff is being airlifted, so we shouldn’t be without if for very long. Everything else we need will come from Ikea or second-hand shops for now. Of course, we’ll need to get on top of learning Dutch, at least to read it. We’ll be hitting the children’s section of the library I think.
After I fly out tomorrow with the cats, I’ll report back on how to trip went. Since getting the paperwork done for the cats was so difficult, I’ll definitely do a follow up report on that. Expect to see pictures as soon as I can get my hands on the digital camera again. Chow!