Monthly Archives: September 2008

Kate’s Birthday Party

I made it to Richmond, Virginia after driving over 7 hours in pouring rain. all the way through North Carolina it just poured. Ugh. Not the greatest day to travel, but by His great mercies I made it back safe and sound. My heart is filled with mixed emotions as my family and I travel … Continue reading »

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On The Road Again!

Marc & Sarah Aug 2008My “babies” all grown up!! How did I get to be the short one in the family? I carried the two of the together for so long. Marc in the backpack and Sarah in the front pouch. How time flies. Good Morning Dear Friends and Family:I’m up and trying to gather … Continue reading »

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What happened to my weekend?

It’s Monday morning and I’m trying to figure out what happened to my weekend. A time to catch up on homework, reading and projects due. Friday evening I went for a walk with some of the other women after spending an afternoon working on homework. The scenery is beautiful as we walk down the roads.Friday … Continue reading »

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Union Mills, North Carolina

Here is the outside of my home for the next 9 weeks. The accommodations are quite nice. A small two bedroom, full kitchen, bath, and living/dinning room. Each of the apartments are a little different, but I have way more room than I’ve been having and more than I expected to have. I think I’m … Continue reading »

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The Fun has begun!

Wednesday was a day of getting to know those who are here to study too. We had classes in the morning, lunch, met with our advisor, and before the rain started played some volleyball. All was going well then my roommate’s knee cap popped out and she fell. She actually had hurt her knee Tuesday … Continue reading »

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I Arrived Safely in North Carolina!!!

I didn’t sleep well due to all my excitement, anticipation and slight nervousness as to what lay ahead. Dear Edith drove all the way over to see me off. Sarah got up and Doug and Cathy came out to send me off with their blessings, hugs and good wishes. Edith, Cathy and Me Sarah, Cathy, … Continue reading »

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The next part of my adventure begins this morning!

It’s 5:30 a.m. and I’ve been up since 4:30. I’m excited and nervous all at the same time and am feeling silly about that. I’m only going 5 or so hours away in North Carolina and I’ll be back 17 days for the weekend to see my baby before she heads off for boot camp. … Continue reading »

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A visit with Family!

I leave Tuesday morning for NC for 9 weeks of training. The my next step before heading to Kazakhstan. I am excited and nervous at the same time. My sweet baby girl leaves for boot camp on 29 Sept. I can hardly believe it. I have been given special permission to come home that weekend … Continue reading »

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