Snow Shoeing

Snow Shoeing, so much fun, I’m hooked. I don’t like cold, nor snow really, but snow shoeing was not cold at all. I was warm the entire time we were on that mountain trekking around the trails. We went up to Steven’s Pass this past weekend to the Nordic Center where they have cross country…

Rattlesnake Ledge

I am rediscovering what it is like to be healthy, strong and able to do the things I want to do. Last week,  12 weeks after my surgery, I took a hike with my favorite four legged friend, Jazzy. This is a great hike, quick and works up a sweat on the trek up.  Ok,…

15Gate- Liberia, Africa 2012 Part 1

Do you remember where 15Gate was in our trip?? Or is this the first blog of mine you have read? Well, if you forgot or are just joining my blogging, 15Gate is at 15Gate just outside the Firestone reservation in Liberia. 🙂 It’s as simple as that. 15Gate had some of the SMILIEST kids!! WAAHH!!…

Civil Compound- Liberia 2012

This is Civil Compound, basically it is out in the bush. To get here this year was an adventure in itself, a fun adventure!! Since it was “drizzling”, we were walking through puddles as high as our thighs, and when trekking through the bush I had my camera put in a plastic bag in my…

Sinkor and 11th Street

An overview of Serve the Children in Liberia. 1. They have three schools located in Liberia. One is in Monrovia known as Sinkor, the other is at 15Gate just off the Firestone reservation, and the third one is in the Firestone reservation known as Civil Compound. When the teams are there we stay on the…

Late nights ramblings.

Well, let’s see. I leave for Liberia in 4 days…. I feel like I am in a limbo period and just waiting for it to happen. It is the emotion I got at a swim meet just before I flew off the dive stool into the water and swam my heart out to the finish….

Lethargy, 21 days, birthday surprises.

Well hello!!! I have 21 days til Liberia. 🙂 I watched a video of driving around Monrovia last night and I just loved it! WWAAAAAHHH!! I get to be back there soon 🙂 So excited!!! Seriously, you have no idea! Unless you do have some of an idea how it feels to go back to…