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Tagged With: travel

snapshots of vacation: Corona Del Mar

We are back in VA now after an amazing vacation in Orange County, California.  We were the honored guests of our long time friends and Niger ministry partners Dennis and Kathy Wilson.  Papa Dennis and Aunt Kathy (as we call them) have big hearts that nurture us.  We are so thankful for the time we … Continue reading »

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one man’s junk

Last week the entire Johansson crew spent a week “at the Cape” (as they say here in New England.) I think I was the only adult among us who had never vacationed on Cape Cod- the spit of land extending from the coast of Massachusetts. This place has long been loved among my family- even before … Continue reading »

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traveling with kids: we’re CRAZY

I’ve chuckled to myself over the last few weeks as some of my favorite American mommy bloggers have talked about their summer vacations.  Many of them have admitted that they don’t travel very often with their children.  They’ve steered clear of it with toddlers.  They don’t want to be that mom- on the airplane- with … Continue reading »

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decidedly not complaining, but asking you to pray

This post could also be called finishing strong.  I started writing it on Thursday. I haven’t posted in close to 2 weeks. Usually that means that life has been hard. The good news is that our water has pretty much stayed on. The bad news is our internet and electricity have not. Apparently someone hit … Continue reading »

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being back

I don’t think that it’s really possible to explain the re-entry process unless you’ve been there and done it.  Coming back to America after being gone for so long, is quite a tornado of emotion.  We’ve been calling my sweet niece Kate “Sweet Tornado”.  I think coming back to America is its own kind of … Continue reading »

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