Today, Cecily and I went to Irene Market to get some cool stuff and to eat some even cooler food. Check it out: Cecily’s school break is coming to a quick end, so we’re trying to milk these last few days before she heads back to the U.S.
This really did happen to me today. I didn’t make it up; my mind is not this creative. Today I went to a pharmacy in Pretoria. It was a pharmacy called DisChem which is similar to a Walgreens in the U.S. It’s basically a big store with lots of products that just happens to haveContinue reading “A True Story; Not a Horse Tale”
In the years that I have lived overseas (7 years combined), I have at times found myself in unexpected situations, doing things that I doubt I ever would have done had I stayed in the US. For example, when I was a Mormon missionary in Italy in my early 20s, I taught a couple ofContinue reading “Unexpected”
Tomorrow, this little puppy turns 18. We’ll do all the normal birthday things. We’ll have a big birthday meal … Sing Happy Birthday … Eat some cake … But then, as the sun is setting on his 18th birthday, he’ll board an airplane to Germany. He’ll arrive at Ramstein Air Base Monday morning, where he’llContinue reading “Turning 18 and Taking Flight”
I know a lot of people who don’t like to spend time alone. I am not one of those people. In fact, I find that I need a certain amount of time alone. And I’m pretty sure that the last time I spent a whole night alone, I was in my 20’s. Since I becameContinue reading “Alone! Alone! Alone!”
Some people were not meant to scuba dive. We are those people. We spent the last few days at Sodwana Bay and St. Lucia on the eastern coast of South Africa. Jason set up scuba lessons for himself, Elizabeth, Ben and me. Noah was certified last year on a school outing in Jordan. In theContinue reading “Scuba Failure, American Idol Audition and Naughty Monkeys”
We have now been in South Africa for 7 months and we have seen and experienced a lot in that time. Enough time to discover what we love about this country. So, here is my list of 10 things that I love about South Africa. Cats: Anyone who knows me knows that I love cats.Continue reading “10 Things I Love About South Africa”