Friends · Peru · Travel

Adventures in Peru

I can’t believe it’s been a month since I last posted! I’ve gotten terrible about blogging, but hopefully, I’ll rectify that soon. We’ve been really busy lately, I had a friend come visit, the boys are winding up their semester of school, and I’ve been planning what’s next for us. My dear friend Andrea came… Continue reading Adventures in Peru

Family · Friends · U.S.


Home again. We arrived in Houston fully planning to briefly visit our friends at the final going away party of the year of going away parties. Just an hour or two we said, since there was so much to do in preparation for our big trip. Well, my friends are bad influences and I’m susceptible… Continue reading Houston

Camping · Friends · Travel · U.S.

Lake Ouachita, Arkansas

Camping is always more fun with friends: the adults can share cooking responsibilities, there’s more people to wash dishes, and the kids aren’t wandering around complaining about being bored.  We are lucky enough to have friends that will drive eight hours with whiny, screaming kids just to enjoy our company for a couple more days.… Continue reading Lake Ouachita, Arkansas

Friends · Travel · U.S.

St. Louis

Our second to last stop in the U.S. was in St. Louis to visit our good friends that moved there earlier this summer.  We were thrilled to have the opportunity to see them and tour the city. We stayed there four nights and three days. This gave us the opportunity to slow down and feel… Continue reading St. Louis

Friends · Travel · U.S.


We survived Chicago! We weren’t shot or mugged and we didn’t lose any kids, so it was definitely a success. Everyone was right. Chicago is Expensive. Even the gas was $.60 more than the surrounding areas. We stayed in an Airbnb apartment near Chinatown. It was in a good location, it felt pretty safe, had free… Continue reading Chicago

Education · Friends · Perspective · Travel · U.S.


I love how travel takes you not only to new places, but new ideas. You get to see different perspectives, meet new people, and see other ways of life. That’s really the whole point of this trip. I want our boys to see that there is not just one way to life this life. Our… Continue reading D.C.