Not Alone <3

If you'd like to read some of my stories about Motherhood, Miscarriage, & Changing Expectations, look at my book on Amazon (available in Print or Kindle)~ (Print) https://www.amazon.com/Flying-Labor-Motherhoo…/…/ref=sr_1_1… (Kindle) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GGB3Z7/ref=sr_1_2… My short book is set in the beautiful countries and cultures of the Himalayas ❤ It is full of funny stories, with some sad moments …

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Crazy Shools & Triangle Sandwiches

Today while all three of us were in the truck my daughter looked up from a movie on the iPad™ to say, “Dad these sub-tights (subtitles) are driving me crazy. Can you turn them off?” My mind dove into “Things Eva Said” memories and I wondered if I could possibly choose a favorite.   I couldn’t, …

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Big Fat Green Ones: A Story from Motherhood

"Mom, today at school I told everyone in my class about your smoking." "What?"  "In health. We learned about keeping our lungs healthy. You're not supposed to smoke anything." "I don't." "You smoke every day. And I know dad does sometimes." "That's not true. What makes you think your dad and I smoke? We've never smoked." "But …

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2 Cats & Baby Steps in Faith

"That I would get two cats when we move back to Asia." My daughter Eva's prayer request for the past year and a half. She shared it with her teachers, friends-- basically anyone she spoke with. It's been a tightly held desire through our time of transition from South Asia to the USA, then back …

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The “S” Word

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin & Daniel Salmieri is one of our family’s favorite bedtime books. (Side Note/ Rabbit Trail/ Slightly Straying from Subject…We saw Dragons Love Tacos 2 at Barnes & Noble, but haven’t bought it yet. We are, however, very happy about the sequel and will probably eat at our favorite taco …

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DeepFrying, Trekking, & Re-Learning Life

Tiny pink discs resembling poker chips blossomed into jumbo, puffy prawn crackers after I dropped them in hot oil. The taste? Somewhere between Funyuns and prawn. If you were a kid in the 1980's like me, you may have pressed Funyuns to your tongue to feel the bubbles pop. Same thing happens with prawn crackers. …

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A Monkey Stole my Latte

“Put the chips on the ground Eva. Now your Coke. Good. Let’s just slowly back away. Nice… It’s working. Wait! They want my latte, too…Ok we’re good. They’re gone.” Evil people weren't holding us up to take our snacks. Monkeys were. Only they weren’t evil. They were wild and had invaded the waiting area at …

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