Heading out

Today is the beginning of a 20 day adventure to see UrbanPromise in action in Uganda and Malawi with stopovers in Ethiopia and Kenya. I have mixed feelings about this trip.  So excited to see the ministries in person, be in Africa and just the opportunities that will come with this trip. I am less…

Thunderstorms, rainbows and fireflies

One of the simple joys of moving to a new place is discovering the differences between here and home. This has been one of the wettest summers on record here in NJ, yet it is still so humid that you can be in the pouring rain and still be sweating. Yet some of the storms…

Double Digits

Our firstborn is 10 years old.  I’m not sure how it happened because clearly Jeff and I are not grown up enough to have a 10 year old.  Yet, here she is…beautiful, kind, smart and sassy. And we are so lucky to have her in our lives.

The benefits of no cable.

We live in an old stone house in a 300 year old town, which basically means that when we tried to get Internet and cable, we didn’t have many options. Since Internet was more important than cable on our limited budget, we got HD rabbit ears and are enjoying life with 4 channels.  Then we…