Just a quick note to let you know that we are arrived and well in Norway. We do not yet have internet connection at the house, so we have not been able get online yet. I'm posting this from a local computer+for\+hire site, and having fun working with this different keyboard that accomodates the extra characters in the Norwegian alphabet. The best part is that the @ symbol is tricky to get to++a nice challenge to go online!
We are working out the details of everyday living, but things are coming together. We are blessed with wonderful neighbors who have been very helpful and friendly. I have been over to one house with things like letters in the mail that need to be translated (turns out it was a letter from the electric company with instructions on how to report our usage, important to figure out!). I also made the rounds looking to borrow some boots for Young Teen to take on a campout with her new class. We managed to find some about the right size, and also had help with a ride up to the campsite. The kids in the neighborhood gather in the evenings at a play area by our \house, so we have met many of the parents there as well.
Many more notes and photos later, when we get online at home, but for now we are finding our way!