Well, it's been 2 and a half long years, but I'm finally able to write the blog post that I've been itching to write for months. I wanted to let all of you know that Doug has been offered (and has accepted) a new job!!!!
His new position is with
, as the General Manager of the student run radio and TV stations on campus. Students in the Mass Communications degree program are required to participate on both stations as part of their major requirements, just like it was required of both Doug and I when we went to college at Winona State University so many years ago. In essence, Doug has come full circle. Twenty six years later, he’ll be hanging around the campus radio station once again, but this time as a mentor and as a teacher, not as a student. He is excited to have the opportunity to impact the lives of so many students. To this day, we fondly remember those professors at Bemidji State University that impacted us so greatly! Bemidji State University
As far as moving goes, our plan is for Doug to live in
during the week, and for him to come home to Lakeville on the weekends. We have a 16 year old son who will be a junior in high school next year and uprooting him to a new school isn’t something we want to do. Both boys (Eric will be in his second year of college next fall) are extremely attached and involved with our church, Winona , and the thought of taking them away from that is heartbreaking. We are thankful they love it and that they continue to want to serve there. We realize it will be a very rough road, but the road we’ve already traveled has been rough and we are confident the Lord will help us see this through as well. Mt. Olivet
I can't end this post today without taking a moment to thank all of you, my faithful blog readers. You know who you are, but I'll name just a few that have religiously prayed for me and supported me with your loving comments.....Jacki, Peg M, Jenn in GA, Julee, Kim C., Melody, Chelmom, Mudmaven, Janine, Bristowmom, Anita C, etc, etc, etc. I could go on and on. There are many, many more of you that never gave up on me and I thank you! Your prayers, love, and support have sustained me through many dark days. You constantly encouraged me and believed that good would come once again. Some of you believed when I had a hard time believing myself. Through it all, God has been faithful and has sustained us. Truly, it was not of our will that we made it through intact. We still shake our heads at the wonder of it. What we are confident of is that we couldn’t have done it without our faith, family, and friends. So thank you, from the bottom of our hearts. We are excited about our new venture!