Thoughts on Turning 50

Today I turn 50 years old.  Ten years ago today, my family and I did our first presentations as we raised money to move overseas.  Nine months later, we were on a plane heading to Central Asia   This past decade we have lived in four different countries, learned a new language, made deep friendships, had our hearts broken, and grew closer as a family.  In the midst […]

A Litte Bit of Everything (Summer Reads 2018)

At the beginning of the summer, I was in a reading rut.  I was restless and nothing grabbed my attention.  As the summer went on, these titles caught my eye and made their way onto my kindle as I traveled through the midwest and finally back to West Africa.  The books ranged from devotional to fantasy to chick lit to memoir.   Here are the […]

What I Learned This Summer (2018 Edition)

(Part of an art piece done by Big D’s AP Studio Art Class) Summer has officially ended.  W and Big D are both at their respective colleges.  My honey came back from the states right as I was finishing my second week of school here in West Africa.  The summer for us began with Big D’s graduation in Germany.  Then Big D and I […]