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Preparing for our next move

It seems like all I do these days is look at the calendar, make plans and make lists.  We have less than 3 months left in Kosovo! 898 more words

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The Road to Antioquia, Peru

Okay it’s late and I’m tired, but I need to mention the hidden little gem of Antioquia which is just outside of Lima; bug bites and all.   359 more words

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The Adventure Has Only Begun

A couple of months ago while contemplating our Florida R&R travel, I came upon the brilliant idea of working with the dudes on a father and son project.   322 more words

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Back by...

I’ve come up with plenty of excuses for why I haven’t written recently. I’ve been telling myself how difficult it is to explain what language training is actually like. 571 more words

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Choosing to Listen to My Immature Dark Angel

This past weekend we made our first overnight trip in Honduras to magical Lake Yojoa, Honduras’ largest lake. While driving through the countryside from Tegucigalpa to Yojoa I found myself thinking “I am  1,699 more words

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I dragged my husband into the Spanish affiliate of the store known as Ashan in Russia.  In Spain, the chain is called Alcampo, although, except for the logo, you could easily mistake it for a completely different company. 413 more words

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Monasteries around Moscow

We also joined another tour to see some of the most important monasteries around Moscow. They told us there used to be 20, but many of them were destroyed during Soviet times. 240 more words

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