Goodbyes, a new housemate, and a whole bunch of code

Since we moved to Ethiopia nearly four years ago we have not been back to America for as long as we have been here this time (almost 4 months!), and I have to say we have never been more ready to get back home. If there ever was any doubt that our family feels that...

And the iPad winner is…..

Today is raffle day, and instead of a boring post we decided it would be fun to make a video showing how we picked the winner. [vimeo 51815402] Congratulations! And thank you so much to everyone else who bought a ticket, for those math wiz people out there you already...

Books that I loved about Ethiopia, adoption, and life

I love to read. I feel like I learn the best about a place or a subject or a person by reading. I also love to hear about what other people are reading and get ideas from those around me. I thought I would share some of the books I have read that have helped me learn...

Nearly home

Forgive me if this comes off a little me-ish sounding, the truth is I am pretty stinking proud of my family and how everyone rallied to accomplish this trip these past few months, and any attempt to cover up my feelings are going to be futile. So I am just going to...

Love, and a great big God who knows

This is not the post I have been planning to write.  Not even close.  God it seems has different plans in the works, things he has been working on for many years. This past week we had the pleasure of staying with friends in the Tyler, Texas area, we were blessed to...
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