No school for a week, so we took a little trip to the Mediterranean Coast of Turkey. We went to Marmaris, Rhodes (Greece), Fethiye, and Kaş.
Dear Grandma Hale and Grandma Parker, We wanted to let you know that we arrived safely in Istanbul. The Turks greeted us warmly upon our arrival. We arrived at our new apartment safe and sound. And discovered that our complex has an amazing view of the Bosporus. Yes, the Turks are feeding us well. AndContinue reading “Because Moms Worry”
Tomorrow I leave South Africa. It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye to this amazing country. It has been such a privilege to have spent three years of my life in Africa. A portion of my heart will remain behind when I board the plane tomorrow. Thank you, South Africa, for yourContinue reading “Goodbye South Africa”
We have a crazy summer ahead of us. So far, this is how it’s shaping up: We’ll start the summer here (though it’s actually winter here): On July 1, Ellie and I will fly here: A week later, we will meet Jason and together we will fly here: After another week, the three of usContinue reading “Here, There & Everywhere 2018”
This is a recent picture of Ellie: She’s 13 years old. Like a typical American teenager, she took this selfie on her iPhone. When we moved overseas in 2010, Ellie was 6 years old: Ellie has lived over half of her life outside of the U.S. As a result, she has missed out on someContinue reading “Things Missed and Things Gained”