Aloha, everyone! This is my first post from beautiful Hawaii! Wednesday was a looooonnnggg day, but we all made it here. We got up at 4am (EST), so we could head to the Atlanta airport and get on our way.
Luckily, our kids had this early delivery from the North Pole before we left. Yes, I know it's crooked but the internet is crazy slow here. So I'm leaving it as is.
Santa was kind enough to bring them their own Ninetendo DS in hopes that it would help keep the adults sane during all this moving.
It sure did help keep them busy at the airport. I was also smart enough to pack a power strip so that we could keep everything plugged in! We needed to save that battery for the long plane trip!
The kids actually did pretty good on the 10 hour plane ride from Atlanta to Honolulu. The great movie selection kept them very occupied! Can you believe none of them slept on the plane?
When we landed in Honolulu, it was 3:50 p.m. However, back in Atlanta, it was 8:50 p.m. We had to get our luggage, get picked up by our ride, drive through traffic, get checked into our temporary lodging on the Marine Corps base, pick up our rental car, and run to the store for a few groceries to get us through the next day.
Needless to say, by the end of the night (Hawaiian time), my kids looked more like this.
Poor Brody (the one crying) even said, "I don't want to move to Hawaii anymore." Luckily, he changed his mind this morning. How could he not when we look out the back door and see this.
Everything is soooo green! We haven't been able to do much yet, but I'm ready to explore this weekend. My husband has been busy checking into his new command. I'm trying to keep the kids occupied in temporary lodging and finishing up a new penguin unit (coming soon!).
We're in a state of limbo right now, but I know it will all come together. I have an interview with the Department of Education scheduled for next Monday. I'm excited to get this first step in finding a job done!