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R&R Recap

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Ahhh, home sweet home. Was great to get away but oh-how-fantastic it feels to be home. And with a sweet welcome from the girls too! Our last two weeks in Denmark and Greece flew by. In Denmark we filled our time with some castle-hopping, and canal cruising. Check out how low the clearance was on […]

June 26, 2017
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Princess for a Day

Foreign Service LifeTravel

Hello friends! Greetings from Denmark! On Sunday we concluded our week on the Disney Magic sailing through the Norwegian Fjords. I am still working my way through editing photos, but I took the liberty of prioritizing the Princess photos, as I knew those would be of high interest. :) One of the peak moments of […]

June 12, 2017
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Nick’s Status+ Other Random Updates

Foreign Service LifeMalawi

I know you all are dying for a little Nick update, so here goes. The first few days were rough. He only felt comfortable on his belly because that relieved the pressure on his spine. We were fortunate to borrow a massage table from a friend and rigged up this design for him to while […]

May 25, 2017
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The Night Nick Broke his Back

Foreign Service LifeMalawi

Last night Nick and I were on the way to a party for Norway’s National Day. It was 6 PM when we arrived, which in Malawi means that it’s pitch black (streetlights are few and far between here and often, even when installed, they aren’t on). We got directed to park by a parking guard. […]

May 18, 2017
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On Spirituality (and Getting My Hands Dirty)

Foreign Service LifeInspirationMalawi

I’ve been noticing some very cool shifts happening in me lately which have, quite honestly, taken me by surprise. No huge revelations or changes in my path, just a growing awareness of things I’ve ignored for a long time. It began with the realization that I was very disconnected from my spirituality. After some exploration, […]

May 11, 2017
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Derby Day!

Foreign Service Life

Ladies & Gents – It’s Derby Day here in Lilongwe! This is no small deal, as I’ve been waiting my whole life to go to a Kentucky Derby Party. So of course we had to go all out. :) Nia and I had matching dresses made out of local fabric (chitenge). Then of course there […]

May 7, 2017
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