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I have hesitated to share with you about the Niger-to-America adoptions that we’ve been working on this past year.  I have mentioned, once or twice, a few details about the joys and heart breaks that we have shared together.  Truly, these stories are not our own, and I have not wanted to tell you other … Continue reading »

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Hellos and Goodbyes

There have been so many fun times, here lately, that I’ve been neglecting my work.  And my work is updating you. My mom and sister arrived just before Christmas.  Mom was able to stay for two weeks. We said goodbye to Mom and Rachel last night. Thank you, Rachel, for an amazing four months.  Your … Continue reading »

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diving in deep

Last night we said a very bittersweet goodbye. Danika and Daniel got on the airplane for a brief time of vacation in France. Daniel will then go on to America and a new job in Haiti. Danika will spend some much needed R&R time with our friends Helen and Phil in Europe and then see … Continue reading »

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this day

This day started with a boy named Nata begging his Mommy for a drink at 5 am. Poor, sick Nata… so dehydrated. This day, I sat with my son as IVs dripped the medicine he needed to kill the malaria parasite that had been winning the battle in his blood. This day, my sweet Nata … Continue reading »

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I have news about the circus- I mean the farm we call home.  Sad news (but happy for some) is that Georgia is now called Gigi and living with our friends Kevin and Melanie.  This is so good for the monkey and the boys and the dog.  BUT it’s sad for those of us who … Continue reading »

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