Decision Time

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. – Dr. Seuss

For the better part of three years, we have been asking the same question:  Are we staying in London?

It is a complicated question because it is so loaded with other emotional issues:

Can we remain so far away from Katie who is missed every day? Can we endure the distance from aging relatives and close friends? Can we watch another great group of people return to the states as they “churn and burn” through their expat experience? Can we ever feel truly settled as we literally and proverbially straddle the Atlantic? Can we find our place back “home” after being away for so many years? Where do we belong?

… and on and on it goes.

And so the question is complicated:  Do we stay in London?

After all is said and done, the answer is quite simple:

Yes.

 

P.S.  This picture was taken in June 2011 before we moved to London.  Turns out, it is prophetic.

CameraAwesomePhotoKatie holds the American flag and lives in the US, and Jackie holds the British flag and lives in London.

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