Category Archives: Celebration

A toast to a mother for International Womens Day

Today, International Womens Day, is not usually a holiday I particularly pay attention to, mainly because it’s not a day off! I didn’t remember about it until I was driving and it was mentioned on the radio. Instead, the thought … Continue reading

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At the end of the tunnel

Next month my sabbatical ends and I start the process of finding my next assignment. Well, to be honest, I’ve already started the ball rolling so it’s just “officially” that it happens. This time of complete rest has been excellent … Continue reading

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Celebrating Today

Three weeks in Kenya had me struggling with some back pain so I was happy to be back home in Ethiopia in my own bed. Still not sleeping well (thanks to a mouse keeping me up ’til midnight), but I’m … Continue reading

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Preparing for Christmas

It’s one week until Christmas in the USA and for the last week the most we’ve had of Christmas decorations was this: I always pack a small tin of Christmas when I move overseas and this time it came in … Continue reading

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Life is a journey

As I laid on my back on a hintă (porch swing), I watched the clouds passing overhead turn from white to grey while the sun tried to shine through. I could hear my friend, Ada, and her brother picking sour cherries … Continue reading

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Celebrations

    To celebrate a birthday weekend, my parents came to visit. My roommate had bought a new sink so we took the time to install it. Being the smallest and most flexible of the group, I spent a good … Continue reading

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Gratefulness x4

Wednesday Today my boyfriend is flying in. 🙂 Today I head for our annual camping trip with my mom’s family. 34.2 family members (a baby is being counted as .2 aparently) together for a couple days. Some of these family … Continue reading

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