Thursday, April 24, 2008

The Thinking Place




Yesterday, I had a lot of thinking to do. I get distracted pretty easily with all of the goings on in my house so sometimes I need to step out and go somewhere to just think. When its nice I like to go the "The Thinking Place". Its at this particular place where everyone comes, big, small, thin, tall, Asian, Russian, Mexican, Indian... Alot of people come to this place to do the same thing. I never realized how many come to this place to well, just think. Here we all are just looking out at the water in silence just thinking. I felt a sense of peace that I haven't felt in a long long time. I even had many moments of clarity and direction to where we go from here.

Today I am going to visit a school for Sam in Edison, NJ. Yeah you heard me NJ. The Garden State, beautiful this time of year if traveling away from the turnpike. We are looking to move back to NJ because schools for kids with multiple disabilities are much better in NJ than in NY. I know from experience and this is only my opinion, but its a strong one that I have. I still have a few more schools to look into but this one I know has a very intensive program. We will see.

So the other question is where do we move to. Scott and I have been doing a lot of thinking and we know that we want to be close to friends and family. We also want to be a commutable distance to schools for Sam and the city for Scott. I think we are deciding on Holmdel???? Maybe. Yes cousin Scott that is only 10 minutes from you guys and you are part of the decision... As is all of our friends and family in the area. The thing is before we make that move I have to research a little more in terms of what can be available for Sam in the area. To be cont...

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

My prayers are with you in this time of decision making, not to mention the legwork I am attmepting. I have a contact that I am going to call this week (its amazing how this networking thing just happens) Not sure what direction this will take me in but I will let you know!
Hugs
Alise

jch said...

Wow, Carrie, I had no idea that you guys were thinking about a move. My prayers will be that you have more moments of clarity and that God's wisdom and discernment will overwhelm you.

peace -- Joe

Anonymous said...

FYI...Its under 5 Minutes..

Nicole said...

We will be moving to NJ at exactly the same time. I am soooooooo excited. Can't wait!!!
Nicole S.