Monthly Archives: September 2013

Can you please get me out of the harness, bob!!

So while on retreat we had the opportunity to go parasailing.  It is awesome! At first I was a little apprehensive.  I have a firm belief that I should keep two feet on the ground.  But the Vin and Caro … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’

Doesn’t matter if it was moving from ocean to ocean, or with my college roommates, or just driving to Charlotte with Brooke.  I love extended trips in the car- I love the driving, the sitting, the magazines, the movies, the … Continue reading

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Swiss Family Robinson

Sometimes I liken this adventure to the Robinson Family- and yesterday was no different.   We were walking home from a neighboring village- it was only like 30 minutes from our village…and there we saw it…. a water hole.  Because … Continue reading

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Pickles and Thievery

While I would love to admit that the farming is going smashingly well- I digress, I can’t.  Farming is hard- and farming during monsoon and at a high elevation is even more ridiculous.  However, we have grown cucumbers, green beans, … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings.

We have all been bitten by the Lord of the Rings bug.  It is probably because we feel like we live in the shire or trekking to mt doom.  But we have watched the movies together, named our cat Stryder, … Continue reading

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TO THE TREES.

First of all, I have no idea what that means…to the trees. But, apparently it is a quote from Robin Hood….the Kevin Costner edition. We were carrying back firewood and I was talking to Lin and she just shouts…to the … Continue reading

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Rise of the Machines.

Living in a mountain village in a third world country has really made me look at how I live my life.  These moments always seem to be exposed when people ask me about my life in America.  Believe me- it … Continue reading

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