Monthly Archives: April 2011

I’m finally in Ethiopia with Mike and I don’t think I’ve been this happy . . . ever! It feels so good to be back in our own little world together :] I saw him through the gate and my heart dropped. He looked so different. . .in an amazing way. It was hard enough keeping in contact with him because he […]

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Sunday, April 17th–from a forecast perspective–was looking pretty grim. All of Saturday was drenched in heavy– and I mean torrential–rains and the meterologists kept changing their minds on just how cooperative the weather was going to be. But lo and behond, the day was perfect! It was meant to be. Congrats Safia + Max!!! I […]

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Day one has come to an end, and I’m finally unwinding at Beazer’s apartment in Bakirkoy. I am exhausted, enlightened, so happy, and so excited for what lies ahead of me. Seeing Beazer on the other side of the baggage claim was more than just a sigh of relief, for many reasons. One, anyone who knows of Snow […]

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JMU will ALWAYS feel like home. It may smell like dog food at the early hours of the morning, we may have tractors strolling down South Main from time to time, and our block parties would make those who party on Bourbon St. at Mardi Gras tremble in their boots. Nevertheless, it truly is my heaven on earth. So […]

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It’s a gorgeous day at sunset in the early days of spring. The windows are down, my hair is loose and Mike is holding my hand in the passenger seat. Neil Young is sweetly humming from the speakers and we are making our way into the cute town of Staunton on the back roads. After […]

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