A lot has happened since I posted my last blog. We found it necessary to move from Kokomo, Indiana to Huntington, Indiana, in order to be closer to my husband's job. I like Huntington, and we are living out in the country where it's quiet. Huntington is a small town, and the people are very friendly; not long after we moved in in September two of our neighbors came over and offered to cut the grass for us on our 1.6 acres of property since we don't yet have a riding law-mower. They had probably seen my husband out doing it with our walk-behind mower (it took him four hours) and they very kindly cut the grass for us. Since the growing season is pretty much over, my husband wants to wait until spring to purchase a rider, since the stores will have sales.
As I said, Huntington is small, quiet, and friendly, and we have gotten involved with the church here (St. Peter Lutheran) and feel quite at home. My only complaint is that there is apparently no chapter of the NFMC here, nor is there one in Ft. Wayne, although Huntington University has a music department. So my musical urges are remaining quite unfulfilled. I have continued my membership in Kokomo Morning Musicale, even though it is now 60 miles away, since the meetings are held only once a month (and not at all in January).
I am also still looking for a violin teacher and a luthier; I know there is at least one in Ft. Wayne, although I'm hoping to find one here in Huntington. I imagine I can call the University for information on violin teachers, possibly even one from the school itself.
In the meantime, we are still trying to get settled; I hope we never have to move again!
More entries: January 2011
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