missions trip

Post-Potosi Post

I’m catching up on Saturday Night Live episodes and finally sitting down to write this blog post summarizing our Bolivia trip. How first-world do I sound?! It has taken me the last week to even begin to process everything we saw and accomplished. A huge thank you to everyone who has helped us to think…

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Two Days Left

It’s hard for me to believe that we only have today and tomorrow in Potosi before our three day journey home. And Caleb turned six months today. I honestly don’t even know where to begin writing and that is probably why I haven’t posted recently. We only just reached the point in the last few…

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A Day of Rest

We’ve been away from home about two weeks now. Things here are definitely different from home (working on a post with the details of that), but we haven’t really experienced culture shock. What we have experienced is culture stress: the stress that comes from extra effort speaking a different language, learning a new city, embracing…

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“Home”

Sorry for the delay. And “sorrier” for the mess, but when I got a chance to take pictures without any of the other people who live around our courtyard at home yesterday, I figured, “now or never!” Warning: those of you who live in first world countries may be shocked, but this is a totally…

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Safe & Sound

Wow, the last three days are a blur. Our flights to Miami, La Paz, & Santa Cruz went rather well except for the fact that Keith and I did not sleep on the overnight flight. Caleb slept all night (I promise a post on how we accomplished that!). When we finally arrived in Santa Cruz…

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Long Night Ahead

We are enjoying the opportunity to stretch our legs before a 7hr overnight flight. Caleb has done great so far and loves making friends on the planes. He even gained a Bolivian abuelo. Another 1.5 hrs until boarding and Caleb is just relaxing while Keith and I make last minute phone calls to family before…

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Off We Go!

30 minutes until we bored and Caleb is actually having a good day. Here are some more details of our trip: – we are going to work with Steve & Mary Hawthorne, missionary friends in Potosi, Bolivia – Keith worked with Steve in 2005 – we will be in Bolivia for 4 weeks – we…

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