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August 7, 2015


In July we spent 5 days at a beautiful cabin on the bank of the Wanatchee River. And because friends and glorious nature and story times and lots of play and messy meals and good conversations are all so precious…we are stowing the pictures away here. Advertisements


March 13, 2014


Visiting Friends Some of our dear friends are currently living and working in Kampala, Uganda. We had been hoping to visit them for a long time and finally were able to make it happen!  It was also special to get to meet the newest member of their family, sweet Wesley. We also had the special […]

Christmas in Kenya: Top 7 (because 10 would make this post too long!)

December 30, 2012


#7: At first I think we were both pretty discouraged by the 80 degree weather that made it difficult to feel like Christmas, but really we do love the sunny days with the occasional refreshing downpour. It’s hard to complain when there are birds singing outside your widows and a gentle breeze is blowing through […]

Falling Asleep

June 3, 2012


Tonight in Zambia, two little girls will not be put to sleep by their parents. They will never again see them in this life. Cameron “Jay” Erickson and his wife Katrina have passed through death and have entered into the presence of Jesus. Honestly, I hate this about my profession. I hate hearing news that […]

Overwhelmed with thankfulness

May 23, 2012


We recently had a “virtual baby shower” to offer people the opportunity to help us out with getting some baby things for Baby Girl who will be born in Nairobi in September. We feel so blessed by the response! The generous outpouring of gifts, both in the form of actual items and financial contributions, resulted […]

Eternity in our Hearts

February 6, 2012


By John “He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart…”  Ecclesiastes 3:11 The last month was full of hugs and lasts. We sold all of our stuff, tried to have dinner or coffee, or just a few minuets with as many people as we could. It went […]

Backpacking (mis) adventures

July 5, 2011


Unwilling to let the beautiful summer weather creep by without venturing into the great outdoors, and John having a few days off, we decided that this past weekend would be the perfect opportunity to go backpacking. So, we gathered all our gear, coaxed a few friends into joining us and took off for the Selkirk […]