Monthly Archives: January 2012

  After she graduated from Radford, Emily was ready to take on the world. She landed a great job in northern Virginia, and loved her community at her church in McLean. And then Daniel came to town. Daniel plays soccer for DC United (so cool!) and was transferred to DC from Texas. He wanted to […]

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“There are places I remember, all my life, though some have changed, some forever not for better. Some have gone and some remain. All these places have their moments. With lovers and friends. I still can recall. Some are dead and some are living. In my life, I’ve loved them all…” We all have places […]

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Chiri is everything you could want from a rural African village. The drive in is incredible… with plenty of look out points and lush greenery. The further up the mountain you go, the more immersed in Africa you become. Mike and I visit Chiri often, which is just an hours drive up the mountain. We […]

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A few weeks ago, Mike and I went on a small afternoon adventure to a fork in the river. We were trying to spot the elusive hippopotamus’ that often feed in the Sheta river. While we didn’t see the giant herbivores, we did not come home empty handed. The walk itself was beautiful; we meandered […]

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The idea of Zanzibar was all Mike’s fault. I know I’d heard of it before… but it seemed like one of those unreachable exotic locations that you had to take an 18 hour plane ride to. Which is partially true. I never gave it much thought until Mike mentioned it while daydreaming about cool places […]

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