The Detour Ends: Destination Ohio

11 May

On May 13, 2011, we announced our plans to move from Los Angeles to Ohio by way of Buenos Aires. We didn’t have all the details worked out, but we knew this:

Our hope is to live and work in Buenos Aires between 10 months to 2 years. The length of our stay will depend on a variety of things such as jobs, income, health, comfort, etc. However it works out, this is going to be a long detour filled with adventure, many firsts, and unique stresses before settling down in the Midwest.

The past 2 years and 7 months in Buenos Aires has not only exceeded the length of time we imagined staying, it’s also exceeded all expectations we had of the type of work we’d be doing, the level of friendships we’d gain, the flexibility we’d learn, and the size of family we’d be upon leaving.

In part, because we want our son to grow up around as many family members as possible, we’ve decided now is the time to reach our destination. By the end of June 2014, we expect to be in Ohio para siempre.

The details of our future are once again unknown, but we figure if we can make a good life for ourselves out of nothing in Buenos Aires, we can certainly do so in Columbus around a network of good people and great family. So much to look forward to!

This guy can’t wait to become a Buckeye.

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6 Responses to “The Detour Ends: Destination Ohio”

  1. Sean W May 11, 2014 at 4:12 pm #

    Safe travels!

  2. nancy callender May 11, 2014 at 5:20 pm #

    I’m very glad you both followed your hearts and made the Buenos Aires happen, but I also could see at Christmas it was time to move on. Many more great times and things coming your way. Aunt Nancy

  3. Sally Benson May 11, 2014 at 6:03 pm #

    Blessings to you in this next step in your lives!

  4. mkprz May 12, 2014 at 2:13 pm #

    I am so happy that it has become such a great experience for you all.
    Enough experiences, stories and friends to last a lifetime.
    I miss you as before. God bless you wherever your new home will be.

  5. Oscar and Anel Martinez May 16, 2014 at 12:35 pm #

    Best of luck! Glad to see you were able to fulfill all your plans. Hope to see you and the family in LA one day soon.

  6. Ellen Reekie June 4, 2014 at 1:04 pm #

    Thank you for sharing your adventure with us. We look forward to hearing/seeing where God leads you. He is faithful to His word”…acknowledge Him in all your ways and He will make your paths straight.” Grandchildren and grandparents need to be as near one another as possible. Blessings to you three.

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