Redesigning the blog; redefining myself

In the midst of transporting kids, chillin' at the waterpark, and cooking dinner yesterday, I spent a little time upgrading the blog. I now have a real domain name (, the ability to upload videos, and a spiffy new page layout. A new logo is in the works, as well, but that has been farmed... Continue Reading →

A Selfie Timeline

I'm feeling a bit whiny today and I don't like myself much when I'm in this mood because really, I mean, what do I really have to be whiny about? Not much in truth but here I am. Summer feels like it is going too quickly and I have no control over its direction. Since... Continue Reading →

Church Interpreting

I interpreted worship this morning at church. Every time I hear myself say that, even seeing it here in writing, my brain screams liar! liar! Don't call yourself an interpreter!! I'm not an interpreter. I'm not ready. I'm not trained. I'm not prepared. And yet, I interpreted at church this morning. I was introduced as... Continue Reading →

The Last Week in France

Owing to no downtime and lousy WiFi, I wasn't able to blog daily about my experiences in France for the second half of my trip.  I don't want to leave those stories untold, nor do I want to spend the next week reliving them all one at a time in blog posts. So I'm going to... Continue Reading →

Ramblings and Random Pictures

It is so good to be home. I missed my family while I was gone but I wasn't really homesick. Now that I'm home, however, it's surprising how nice it is to be here. I was a little worried that coming home would be boring and a little annoying to suddenly have all of my... Continue Reading →

Just Another Day in Paris

I slept great Wednesday night and woke up Thursday morning well before my alarm, feeling refreshed and full of energy. It seems I've officially made the turn towards being acclimated here. After this morning's LSF class and lunch at the University, we visited the Conciergerie. This is the jail where Marie-Antoinette was held until she was... Continue Reading →

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