Category Archives: Around The World

Giving Thanks

It’s just over one week later and we are still thinking about and processing this year’s Thanksgiving celebration. I don’t imagine the memories will leave our minds any time soon. Our plans for Thanksgiving started almost six months ago when … Continue reading

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One Year

It’s fascinating to me how we continuously exclaim about how time has passed. Time seems to be a very concrete and yet very abstract concept that we just can’t quite get our minds around. In the last week we have … Continue reading

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One year ago…

It dawned on us this morning that one year ago today–September 27, 2008–we set out from Portland International Airport for Fiji, the first international destination of our journey and kind of the official start to our travel. Our memories of … Continue reading

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Stop The Traffick

No, we did not forget to run the spell-checker. Traffick here refers to the transfer of “goods” across borders. In this case the “goods” we are thinking about are specifically young women and children. This morning we took part in … Continue reading

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Death of a Beard

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John’s New Look

Not sure it’s getting any better… _______________________ …but it won’t last for long.

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The Beard

Warning: If you don’t want to see John’s face grow for the next minute and a half then we would warn you not to watch this video. Due to copyright laws I have no music for this video so you … Continue reading

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We are back

Check out the homecoming photos at John’s parent’s blog. We aren’t technically back on the grid yet–there is some freedom in not having a cell phone.  We will be easing back into things slowly and starting the job search soon, … Continue reading

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Week 30

Our last few days in Kenya were pretty low key. Here are a few highlights: Kenya Burning Photography Exhibit. This was a photography exhibit displaying images from the 2007 post-election violence in Kenya. We were very glad we went, although … Continue reading

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Kenya groove

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