When we arrived on June 25th, we had idea if and where I would find a job, where would we eventually find a place to live, and how the move back would work out. It was a hard decision to make, but we had to survive. Spring and the start of Summer 2016 were quite a rough few months. Making the decision to leave Hawaii and return to Arizona was stressful, agonizing, and even painful at times.
I hit the streets running, or at least scouring the Internet help wanted ads and driving around to apply for jobs in my air-conditioned car. A few weeks later, I was hired by Pink Jeep Tours to work in their headquarters support office in West Sedona. Phew. It was a great opportunity with a great company. Start date, July 21st.
Now, June 25th one year later, we are settled in to a nice rental home in the Village of Oak Creek area of Sedona. We have been in the place since the beginning of August 2016. On July 21st, I will hit my 1-year anniversary working at Pink Jeep.
Life has moved forward, and we have survived. As Pam has said, she had a nice 2 and a quarter-year vacation in Hawaii. With purging our belongings before we moved across the ocean, and again before we moved back, we have refurnished our home.
We are settled back in Sedona, we have made a few new friends, and have joined and become involved in the local synagogue, the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley. And yes, it is a dry heat.
Hope all of you are well. Hope the Summer season is good for everyone, and hope to post more frequently on our ArizonaLife.rocks website blog.