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Tagged With: travel

en route and a Biarritz

WOW!  We have been having some fun.  Here is the story of Sam’s ideal day, the day we had yesterday….. Go to the hot dog restaurant “aka Le Gourmet” with everyone we love and work with in Niger and stay until 10pm.  Go back to the Teagues and put on your pjs.  Go to the … Continue reading »

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preparing to go

We’re preparing for a 40+ degree change in temps around here. Some how in between the suitcase packing, cleaning, and organizing, I’ve found some time for lots of crocheting and other crafting.  It’s helping me keep some calm in my days. While the boys begin to discover fun things about Western culture.  Nathaniel doesn’t remember … Continue reading »

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traveling with tots

Lately our days, here at Chez Jo, have been filled with rubber maid containers, suitcases, clothes, toys, and a lot of hard, but fufilling work.  Although travel has been a huge part of our family life from the start (as it is for all families who live abroad), preparing to go is never a small … Continue reading »

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on becoming african

Dave and I love to go camping.  During the first several years of our marriage, we traveled all over with our tent, our whisperlite single burner stove, our 20 degree bags, thermarests, and a ton of other gear that we had fun collecting and using. Not so since Sam.  When I was pregnant with him, … Continue reading »

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home

Well folks, we’ve arrived.  We took a detour to Casablanca, but after 33 hours of travel, we made it to West Africa.  The first night he slept in his own room, Sam turned to me and said, “Home, Mama.” Things here have been hot, hot, hot.  The temps have been in the low 100s at … Continue reading »

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