Category Archives: Journal

Hot Pink, Rawr

Nick bought me a motorcycle. I am so spoiled.

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Iguana Go Back to Ecuador

An Iguana from Iguana Park, Guyaquill, Ecuador. An incomplete group photo. I call it imcomplete because not everyone made it into this photo. Rachel and David outside the job site where we constructed the church. The job site was surrounded … Continue reading

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Ecuador or bust

We're off to Ecuador (via Hartford) and the skies are clear and blue. I'm excited. This should be fun. Y'all have a good two weeks while we're gone.

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Nephew and Flowers

My brother and his wife stopped by on their way up to Traverse City for vacation, so I had the chance to hold my nephew again. He's a very happy baby. I threw in a picture of flowers from my … Continue reading

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God bless the employees at the Chicago Passport Agency

Yes! After about 12 hours I came away with my passport. We got to the passport agency way too early, but we thought it better to be safe than sorry. We got there about 2:30am and no one was around … Continue reading

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If all I have to do is wait in line all day, I’ll do it.

I've just read the most encouraging news since I started this passport process. It was here on this blog.

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It isn’t looking promising

It isn't looking good for my passport. I called again this morning, and there has been no change. Although, I did call my congressman's office yesterday and they are trying to help. They told me they would call the passport … Continue reading

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Hope is a thing with feathers that perches within the soul

I haven't received my passport yet. I'm supposed to leave Monday to go to Hartford, and then Tuesday to go to Ecuador. I woke up at 4:50am worrying about it. When I called the passport agency yesterday morning they said … Continue reading

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What’s more Kentucky than horses?

Last weekend we went down to Kentucky. Nick's aunt raises horses -- and they were so cute! Did I mention they were minature horses?

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The little things

Friday afternoon I went outside and took some pictures of flowers in my yard.     Filo seemed to want to come out and join me. 

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