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Moving to Amsterdam

In less than five hours I’ll be on my way to Amsterdam, starting my journey to Australia by way of the Netherlands. It doesn’t seem real. πŸ™‚

I’m excited, nervous, and already miss my dear ones here in the States and Canada. And I’m really, really happy.

It’s been a very difficult and painful year, and I’m looking forward to starting over with a clean slate, putting all this wretched stuff behind me.

There are so many good things to look forward to in the months ahead: seeing family and close friends in Italy for my brother’s wedding, meeting up with dear folks all over Europe for good talks and new adventures, and taking a lot of time to rest and heal up before I start my new life in Australia.

As soon as my torn ligament heals (a few more weeks yet), I’ll be heading out to explore Amsterdam. I love this city so much and am very excited to share it with you.

Now I must fetch that last load of laundry, finish stuffing my bags, and get started on this grand adventure.

Much love to you all. I will write to you soon from my new home in Amsterdam.


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Stephanie - I hope you have a wonderful adventure, Krista!! I can’t wait to hear about Amsterdam and all of the exciting things you see and do (and eat!). πŸ™‚ xo

Krista - Thank you so much, Stephanie! I’m very excited and looking forward to this adventure. πŸ™‚

[email protected] - Can’t wait to read your travelling adventures. You are such an inspiration to all those thinking that living your dream is
impossible. I LOVE how you design your own life. Good luck with everything sweetie and “bon voyage!!”

LindyLouMac in Italy - Buon viaggio. Certainly looking forward to your travels as I know you will be sharing such beautiful photos of places and flowers. Those in the last post are stunning. Β Take Care my friend .

Andi Perullo - Ahhhhh the day has arrived!Β  I’m so freaking excited for you!!!Β  I wish you nothing but the most beautiful of adventures and I hope your ligament heals super quickly.Β  XOXOXO

Rebekah - I miss you already–which is really silly since I don’t even live in WA anymore.Β  But still, I miss you.Β  You won’t be there in my mom’sΒ  office when I visit next time, and you won’t be blogging about my old hometown anymore.Β  But…I am so, so happy for you my dear.Β  I hope Australia opens its arms to you.Β  I hope you take risks and live rich and discover more than anything that you are loved–and loved by the creator of the very hills and trees and streets that you’ll explore.Β  Love to infinity.

mlleparadis - you probably won’t get this till you arrive in A’dam: Β WELCOME! Β have many happy days! Β 

Daniele - Amsterdam? I live there! If you stay till September I’ll beback from my travel and I’d love to meet you!

Andrea and John - Can’t wait to see what your favourite places are in Amsterdam and follow along on your fresh start! Good luck with the move =)

Valerie - The time has finally come Krista. Safe travels and look forward to all your new adventures!

Lisa - Wow..beautiful Amsterdam gets you πŸ™‚Β  My Bf was just in Amsterdam, well..hanover airport lolΒ  Apparently they make a great hot chocolate!Β  Wishing you much love and healing, and hope this move revitalizes you and makes everything you went through a little more faded *hugs*

Joanne - Oh I am so excited for you, Krista!Β  I can’t wait to hear about all of the happiness that awaits you!

Kitchen Butterfly - As soon as you land (well…almost), please give me a call so we can meet up!!!!!11 Excited and looking forward to seeing you.

Ayngelina - I am so excited for this new start for you, it is the beginning of great things!

Anna Johnston - Yay for exciting new beginnings darling girl. I’m so excited to read about all the wonderful things you’ll be doing, eating, drinking and the new friends I’m sure you’ll make. Xxx

Faith - I am so happy for you, Krista.Β  I can’t wait to see where this new adventure takes you.Β  Wishing you happy and safe travels to your new home!Β  XO

Dmarie - soo thrilled for you to be embarking upon a new adventure! yes, sometimes the best is to leave the past behind and begin anew. BEST of luck in your new path!

Lauryl Lane - Wow! Congratulations, Krista! So excited for you and this next chapter of your life! Safe travels- I’ll look forward to your upcoming posts as you settle into your new home. xoxo

Krista - You do??!! I would love to meet you too! I’ll be there until October. πŸ™‚

Krista - Oh Vanessa, I could hug you so tight! Thank you for being so wonderfully supportive and encouraging. It is scary starting over, but your words have given me courage. πŸ™‚

Krista - Thank you so much, dear Linda! I really hope my travels take me down to see you soon. πŸ™‚

Krista - Thank you, darling!!! That means so much to me. πŸ™‚

Krista - And I miss YOU, luv!! You are such a kindred spirit and just seeing your face makes me smile and feel that life is GOOD. πŸ™‚

Krista - Thank you, Paradis!! I’m loving it. πŸ™‚

Krista - Thank you so much, Andrea! πŸ™‚ I’m excited and scared and happy all at the same time. πŸ™‚

Krista - Thank you, dear Valerie. πŸ™‚ I can hardly believe it. πŸ™‚

Krista - HOORAY! HOORAY! SO happy I finally get to meet you in person. πŸ™‚

Krista - Thank you, dear Joanne!!! Wish you were here to explore with me – I know you’d love it! πŸ™‚

Krista - Ooooh, hot chocolate sounds wonderful on this stormy day, Lisa! πŸ™‚ It’s been such a good trip thus far, and I’m feeling stronger all the time. πŸ™‚ Hugs to you too!!

Krista - I’m excited too, Ayngelina. πŸ™‚ And when I get nervous I think of brave folks like you and feel so much better. πŸ™‚

Krista - Oh Anna, thank you so much! πŸ™‚ I love it here and am experiencing such beautiful things each day. πŸ™‚ I feel very, very lucky.

Krista - Thank you, dear Faith!! You’ve been so supportive and encouraging and that means the world to me. πŸ™‚

Krista - Thank you, Dmarie! I’m so glad this day is finally here. πŸ™‚ I feel better just knowing I’m starting over. πŸ™‚

Krista - Thank you so much, dear Lauryl!! You would absolutely love it here. πŸ™‚ I can picture you oohing and aahing over the flower markets and making such gorgeous creations from your finds. πŸ™‚

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