A year ago today, the girls and I boarded a plane for Addis Ababa. Reading through my first few posts after we arrived, I remember how exciting it all was.
I was away for almost 2 weeks on a business trip; my first since having Willa. Up until the moment I got on the plane, I was anxious: what if
We just got back from a family vacation in Barcelona, and the girls are so happy to be home. After ten days in the glorious sun, with kid-friendly parks and
A friend of mine posted on Facebook today that it’s been ten years since our first day of law school. I’ve been thinking about it all day. Everyone else from
I sort of dropped the ball when it came to Charley’s fourth birthday. While I’m feeling like kind of a bad parent, I am also very proud of Charley today.
I woke up at noon today (after 14 hours of sleep), grateful to have survived the long trip back to Ethiopia. When the girls woke up at 2:30 pm (after 16.5
Last summer, as we prepared for our move to Addis, I wrote to our social sponsor to ask if she would like us to bring her anything from the United
I am sitting in a coffee shop in a lakeside town in Michigan, trying to focus on work but feeling very strongly that I need to write a blog post.
We’ve been doing post research lately because we’ll probably move to a new country in 2015. Yes, already. It seems like we just got here, right? I’m just getting used
I’m a little bit homesick. It’s been seven months since we arrived in Ethiopia, and I haven’t really left Addis (except for that brief day trip to the Portuguese Bridge).