From Russ on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 08:38:47 from 188.8.131.52
are you moving moving moving or just temporarily finding a place with plumbing?
From allie on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 08:56:26 from 184.108.40.206
lol, we gave up on finding plumbing, it's just life now. there's a trench in the yard with walls the height of shawn bradley, and there's a guy in coveralls rolling around in the mud and using pvc pipes to make horn noises and tell us jokes through the window from 100 ft away.
we're moving to seattle on thursday. montana has been on my bucket list for a long time (glacier!), so it's going to be easier now to make that happen. i'll wave to you.
From allie on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 08:58:15 from 220.127.116.11
or is it wave *at* you? i don't know.
From Russ on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 11:21:06 from 18.104.22.168
well that's exciting. congrats to james for finally finishing school. that's a huge deal, so nice to be done. enjoy seattle, as i know you both will, and yes, please wave to/at me as you fly by billings mt.
From fiddy on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 12:18:32 from 22.214.171.124
Just to be clear, I finished school 4 years ago.
From Russ on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 13:04:41 from 126.96.36.199
Sorry fiddy, I knew you'd finished school in Utah, and assumed you were doing graduate work in Atlanta. No?
From allie on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 13:29:52 from 188.8.131.52
grad work in utah, postdoc in ATL...and no need to be sorry, it's fine to not keep track of these details. :)
i am retired.
From Jon on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 16:43:15 from 184.108.40.206
So what will you miss the most about the South, and what will you miss the least?
From allie on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 20:57:40 from 220.127.116.11
jon - great question. i will miss the long,(mostly) mild springs with colorful flowers and greenery for a solid two+ months. i will also miss commiserating with you about weather drama such as unnecessary school cancellations and hurricanes.
i won't miss the humidity, the traffic, or the potholes/sinkholes on seemingly every road.
as for seattle, i'm excited to be closer to family and mountains. i'm a bit concerned about the gloomy weather, as i like good doses of sunshine. hopefully it will peek through enough.
i'm sad we never made it to SC. we did a terrible job of exploring the SE!
From Bret on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 08:34:56 from 18.104.22.168
Best wishes on your move to Seattle. I will miss you guys at the ATC All-Comers meets - In fact I probably would not have gone to them (or even known about them) were it not for your comments on the blog! Hope the raininess of Seattle is less profound in real life than what I see on television and the movies - or that it is not something that gets in the way of your running or daily life.
From Jon on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 09:00:13 from 22.214.171.124
Good luck with your move!
From Rob Murphy on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 09:00:49 from 126.96.36.199
Glad James finally graduated from college.
From JD on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 14:21:39 from 188.8.131.52
i find your current plans...moving.
good luck with everything this week!
From Tom K on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 04:54:50 from 184.108.40.206
Moving day! Safe travels. Good thing it's a short trip. I've heard that Seattle plumbing is much better than Atlanta.
From allie on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 07:22:21 from 220.127.116.11
thanks, y'all. that's the last time i get to say that.
bret -- thanks. i hope you get out to an all-comers meet or two this year. nothing like a good midweek 3000m.
rob - lol, doubling down! 15 years of college, lord help me
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