I started writing When the River Won’t Flow in 2014 while living in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona when we were having trouble finding a church home. You can read about that here: When the River Won’t Flow: Wanting a Seat in the Pew

We enjoyed our years there. It was the place where my husband grew up & lived most of his life. I am so thankful that he & I moved there so that I might share the things that he loved so well. I fell in love with Arizona. We had some fantastic adventures and some breathtaking trips.

After about six years, he thought that it might be wise to move us back to my home state. There was a significant age difference between us, and he thought such a move was prudent.

So, in September of 2018, we moved across the country to my home state. The move itself was pretty rough. Truth be told, although we mostly recovered from the movers’ disaster, there are still things that have never been put right.

But for me, that is spilled milk. We moved into a house built in 1855 — and there are still portions of it that have yet to be tamed. There are also portions of it that need to be rebuilt. But it is a good house, and thank you, Jesus, it is my husband’s and my last house.

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Ann Miko
March 23, 2021