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My husband is in California for a conference for the next three days and I just called him to tell him about the news alert I just got. The company he works for just sold the division that he works in, so he won't really know what that means to him. He works with more than one group, so it could go either way. He's very marketable, and had ten job offers to consider when he chose the job here in Austin, so I'm not worried at all. Since then, he's gained a lot of experience and recognition in his field since we came here in 2000. Stand by to see what this means. Should be interesting!

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Lonna said…
WOW that is big news. Did you hear before he did? I do hope that everything works in your favor. good luck.
Kelly said…
Yes, Lonna, I did hear before him. A few months ago when talks about this acquisition were being rumored, I signed up on his company's website to receive email alerts of the daily stock prices and also, any news announcements.

So this morning immediately after receiving the email about the acquisition, I called Kelly in his hotel room in California.

Within fifteen minutes, one of his coworkers called home, looking for him. He didn't realize Kelly was traveling this week. So he called Kelly in California and gave him a few more details.

Kelly called me back...and Kelly is part of the acquisition. It's a Taiwanese company, and we're not moving to Taiwan, that's for sure. But I don't know what all entails and neither does Kelly.

I'll keep everyone posted!
oh my goodness. i can't believe this. i hope things go ok and you can stay! Taiwan is nice i hear!!

Keep us posted. im anxious to hear.
Family Life said…
Geeze! Things can change so fast sometimes. I hope everything works out too, and you can stay here. Please keep us posted. If I hear about one more person moving, I'm going to freak out!
Summer Adams said…
Oh my goodness! Could you move? MOVE TO UTAH!!!! hee hee :) That is lil 'ole selfish Summer speaking! I wish you were here!

just read Conni's comment...has anyone else moved since we left???
Julie said…
I do not want you to move to Taiwan! It might be cool if Kelly has to go on a business trip there though and you could join him for a little vaca. Definitely keep us posted!
Kelly said…
Trust me, I am NOT moving to Taiwan.
~ Tina said…
LOL... I agree, I just can't see you living in Taiwan!

Hang in there... this stuff can be stressful, anxious, sort of exciting - in a weird way, but I know Kelly will land in a good place - most likely staying right where you are!

Acquisitions don't always mean a 100% change.

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