Saturday, June 20, 2009

Monterey... So far.

We are enjoying Monterey. We really like the weather and we really like living 2 miles from the beach. Its fun living somewhere you've never lived before:) So much exploring can be done. So many adventures can take place. We've barely begun to scratch the surface. We've gone into town a few times, driven around, walked a bit. There is a lot to do up here. We're trying to tackle Monterey and the surrounding areas before we even head up to Santa Cruz, Big Sur, Berkeley and San Fran. I am looking forward to that though! We have good friends up that way and the more north you go the better the camping.
We're looking into getting bikes, especially since Leif lives within a mile of his new job. Its such a nice place to bike. So beautiful and peaceful. We are also looking into getting into hiking. There are a lot of good trails we want to try out. I love the idea of hiking on the ocean yet being amongst tall trees. Best of both worlds:)
Also, our new favorite thing to do is Thrift Store & antique shop. We picked up these antique glasses the other day at the Salvation Army.

Then today we went to a consignment store that was similar to Buffalo Exchange, but its nicer and the prices are a lot better. Its nice to be able to get rid of clothes and in return get different clothes. I love it. I support any form of recycling.

Keep us in your prayers, we're about to start church shopping... I hate calling it that. I know God has a church home for us, and I know He'll lead us there. I just want to remember to trust Him and allow Him to do the choosing for us, not us.

9 comments:

Kraiger said...

... I REALLY want those shot glasses. Shoot. But I do prefer mine to be gifted to me from folks who actually travel to noted locations. But I still want them :) Glad things are fun so far!

Margaret said...

They're actually not shot glasses, but from that shot they do look like them!

Farah said...

wow, seems like you are settling in without a hitch there. Good for you! I want to go thrift shopping and antique shopping as well! lol

Chanel said...

During the track and cross country season my team and I would take long runs along the trail down to Lover's Point. Beautiful place to spend time outside doing recreational stuff :) have fun!!

Keya said...

Glad your all settled in. This will be a wonderful adventure.

Natalie said...

I tagged you over on my blog! Go check it out!

Moorea Seal said...

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Beautifully.Conjured.Up said...

Looks like you guys are on your way to greatness. I'm so happy for you and your family!!!

Carolina said...

I just randomly came across this, but I figured I would pass some info on. Since you've gotten into thrift shopping, when you do venture up to the Bay there is a ecclectic bookstore downtown Mountain View (south end of the Bay) called Book Buyers. It can be intimidating at first to find stuff, since there is so much, but once you get looking there's a lot of really cool finds in there.