Weapons of Mass Destruction

This is WAR!! I mean it… I have declared war… against these darn piojitos (LICE) The number one rule of war is KNOW YOUR ENEMY, so I have been doing my research. 1.  Anyone can get LICE… they especially like clean hair. 2.  Lice lay about 20o eggs in a lifespan. 3.  They cannot jump …

Open Doors, Dirt Floors

Lately I have been intrigued with doors.  Doors. They are a wonderful thing.  They open and they close.   They let in light and protect from outside elements and danger.  They hide messy rooms and chaotic closets.  The close softly when children are sleeping and slam with anger when things don’t go our way. Most …

Freedom

Two years ago we gave up a large part of our freedom in order to serve the people of El Salvador.  The lack of freedom is still hard for me to swallow at times, but my kids are used to it. They know that parks here are unsafe, that we can’t go to them.  They …

Baa baa black sheep

Baa Baa black sheep Have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, Three bags full. One for my master, one for my dame, one for the little boy who lives down the lane. Baa baa black sheep Have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, Three bags full. This catchy little tune filled our truck …

One year ago…

Exactly one year ago tonight I was sitting in a chair with Sophia curled up on my lap.  Our laptop was sitting on a stack of rubbermaid containers and we were snuggling after a long day of travel.  It was our first night as a family in El Salvador. As we were enjoying an episode …