Speeding Ticket

That was the subject line of the email we received from Ian’s mom yesterday. Seems like they think Ian was doing 50mph in a 35mph zone in downtown Beaverton last week. Funny, though not really since I SOLD that car to an insurance fellow about a YEAR ago!! It was a photo radar zone, so it [...]

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“You’ve been lost”

That’s the phrase a Kenyan will say to us if they haven’t seen us in a while.  It’s kind of cute.  I usually hear it from Godfrey, the guard at the gate to the Del Monte plantation that surrounds Eli’s school if I’ve been using a different road to get to the school and haven’t [...]

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Our mini vaca

  Our night away into Nairobi for our anniversary was fabulous. As I said before, we began our evening with dinner at Cafe des Arts.   They have a wonderful patio dining area that is covered by a large tent cover.  It is a lovely place to relax and enjoy good food:         [...]

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12 years

This weekend, Ian and I will celebrate being married 12 years! When we first met, my freshman year of college (his sophomore), I had a boyfriend and he had partying and skiiing. Ian was the bad boy on campus with long (past his shoulders) hair and I was the good girl with permed hair and [...]

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And another baby.

Ok, I guess that was a little mean to post the last blog about a baby and not mention any news of our own. You know, we just lost this last baby the last week of July.  That is only 2 months ago.  That was our second loss in just under a year.  It was [...]

A baby.

This week we welcomed the 2nd baby born to a vulnerable mother at Karibu Centre.  Baby Ian.  This baby was born to an 11-year old (no, that was not a type-o) girl who was supposedly 5 months pregnant. After 3 days of backache not alleviated by tylenol, we took her to the doctor. The Kenyan [...]

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Kenyan toys

Joseph and Bernard (the cook’s sons) spend a lot of time at our house.  They enjoy exploring Eli and Lucy’s toys and movie media. The other day though, they each arrived with something that peeked the interest of both Eli and Lucy. Home made cars:                     [...]

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