Running in Hungary

Since I’m planning to race in a few events this spring and summer, I took along my running gear to Hungary for the first time. Last year, my friend Rachel and I had explored the area around our hotel during some free afternoons, and I had wished even then that I’d brought my trainers along. … Continue reading »

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SHARE on my heart

SHARE Family Education Conference finished up three weeks ago, but between some personal-time traveling after the conference and getting readjusting to real life, I’m just now looking at the amazing photos Steve took while we were there. SHARE is such an intense time that I’m constantly reminded of things as I browse through: “Oh yeah, … Continue reading »

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SHARE 2013: The Beginning

It’s about 9:00 at night. The conference staff – teachers, educational testers, seminar leaders, nursery workers, worship leaders, and more! – have arrived at Hotel Szieszta in Sopron, Hungary. Most of them have already hit the sack, having just landed in Europe today. And this is probably our last chance to get a seriously good … Continue reading »

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Inside the UN

“The goal of the UN is to prevent war and eliminate poverty.” This statement was repeated several times by our tour guide at the Vienna International Centre, one of the four international headquarters of the United Nations (the others are in New York City, Geneva, and Nairobi). We moved through the enormous plaza and corridors … Continue reading »

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Home again, home again

Jiggety-jig! It was so nice to sleep in our own bed last night, even if it meant being woken up at 6:00 because it had suddenly occurred to Lady that oh-my-goodness-they’re-home-and-I-can-once-more-be-petted! Still, being nudged awake by a purring cat isn’t the worst thing in the world. And it was so great that a friend from … Continue reading »

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