Thursday, May 29, 2008

And the Winner Is...

FLORIDA


I felt like Scott and I were back and forth between California and Florida forever. In actuality, it was only just over two weeks. We left for Hawaii certain that we would be going to Temple University in PA, but then on our last day in Hawaii, Scott got a message from Stetson University School of Law, offering him a full tuition scholarship. That is a pretty big deal. THEN, we heard back from McGeorge (they are in Cali) and they were offering us almost a 1/2 scholarship. There were a lot of things pulling me to Cali, mainly family. So, the decision was hard for me. But after going back and forth for a couple, of weeks, weighing out our options, praying and fasting about it, we finally made the decision that Florida was the best choice for us. And We still feel good about it. I was VERY excited about the chance to live by both of our families, and was already picturing family BBQ's, swim parties, hanging out in Benicia and getting to know my in-laws better and become the favorite aunt of Jenny and Doug's kids (I probably already am!! :) ). I pictured us going to San Fran and seeing the sights, but when it came down to it, Florida felt right. It is going to be a great adventure. We have a lot of things to plan in the next couple of months. We should be leaving at the end of July or maybe earlier...depending on when and if I can get a good job. Anyway, we are both really excited and I am so proud of Scott and his
accomplishments!

8 comments:

Boquinha said...

Woohoo! Well, selfishly if it's not PA, we're glad it's FL! We may be visiting there in the next year!! We can keep you posted! And hey, like we've talked about, flights aren't expensive between here and there so when you guys want to get away cheap, come visit! :)

I'm really happy for you guys that you have a decision made! That's got to be a HUGE load off. Now you can move forward and get a great job at a resort! ;) :P Congrats, Scott!!

Lisa K said...

Congrats Scott! I can't wait to visit you in FL!

jenny said...

That's so great you guys! Of course we're sad we won't get to see you and you'll lose "favorite aunt" status :) It will be an adventure though and if you feel good about it that's all that matters. Best of luck! Any trips home before the big move?

Lindsay said...

We are looking into that right now. Both of us would love to come home before we leave. So, hopefully. We will keep you posted!

Savage fam said...

linds you should arrange with Jeff a trip home, he was hoping to see you guys before you left!

Tyson and Jen said...

Congrats on FLORIDA! You will have the best time there!!!!! :)

Cynthia said...

Well I just went to the Stetson Law School web site and went on a pictorial tour. I was IMPRESSED!!!
We met a family inside of the Hoover Dam Memorial Day weekend who were from that area and they said it was a Great School and BEAUTIFUL campus. So we were checking it out and can't wait to go there and see it in person! We're sorry that you'll be sooo far away, but excited just the same.

emily said...

Congratulations! I'm so glad you guys were able to make a decision. My cousin is a professor at Stetson (not law though, sad).