During the Christmas break our two college-age kids came back to South Africa for the last time. I wanted to do a epic trip with the entire family and since I’m the one who plans the trips I chose an epic overland trip around Botswana, one of my favorite countries. Our trip lasted 12 daysContinue reading “The Great Botswanan Road Trip”
For the Thanksgiving break we went on a road trip to Lesotho. We went to the Malealea Lodge and went on an overnight pony trek. We ate KFC for Thanksgiving.
Handshakes went out this morning. We have decided to announce our next post through interpretive dance. Enjoy!
Tomorrow is the big day! Handshakes go out and we will know our next post. Actually, we’re 99% sure what it’s going to be, but we have to wait until tomorrow for the big reveal. Three hints: It’s in the Northern Hemisphere; no more summer/winter mixups. It was our first choice of the possibilities presentedContinue reading “Care to Guess?”
Yesterday, I went with my friend Diana into the Soweto Township in Johannesburg. Diana works for an NGO called Days for Girls. This NGO has basically three purposes: one is to go into less privileged areas and teach teenage girls about their bodies, feminine hygiene, menstruation, sexuality and pregnancy. Another purpose is to provide theseContinue reading “Days for Girls”
I’ve been in the US for about 2 1/2 weeks. It’s nice to be home. Jason and I have decided to sell our house in Utah. We have owned this home for 13 years. We bought it 6 years before we joined the Foreign Service. We rented it out for 6 years with the understandingContinue reading “The Last Straw”