Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Finally, I have my move date.


Well, I can now feel safe to announce that I am moving to South Dakota in August. My new job starts on the 20th, but I can move into my home any time after the first. So, I will be moving up there about the end of the first week or the beginning of the second week of August.

I will be living on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, teaching at a Bureau of Indian Affairs school.

My new home is two bedrooms, with a detached garage and full basement. In other words, a perfect mancave. I'm hoping to acquire some prints from historical painters, within the first year, to hang on the walls.

Everything in the small town is withing walking distance. I will be able to see my place of employment from my house. Between the savings in gasoline and other living expenses, it will be a financial boon for me.

The best part though, are the students I will be teaching. I am excited and looking forward to teaching Native American youths, helping them earn and education and find their roads to success.

My move will be stressful, as it is a long drive in a rental truck, but I have a friend who is planning on helping me drive and unpack, before I send him home on a plane.

Future plans are in the works for hobby related projects, mainly finishing ones I've already started, but there are a few others that I can now start as I will have the space to do the work.

I am looking forward to the peace and quiet, something I rarely ever get in California.

8 comments:

  1. Justin,

    Good luck with your move to a quieter life. I hope everything goes well, and that you'll be wargaming again soon.

    All the best,

    Bob

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    1. Thank you, Bob. Most of my gaming will be solo, but I may be able to the bigger Midwest gaming conventions now, too.

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  2. Glad it's all working out. How long before you start an after school wargame club?

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  3. Great news! Although I suspect that the weather will be a bit different from Fresno!

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    1. 20 to 30 degrees cooler, usually. I'll take that. I can wear a coat when cold, but portable air conditioners are a bit heavy. :)

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    2. yes, I always say you can put on more clothes when it is cold, but people object to taking them off when it is hot...

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