Posts made in September, 2014


We are back!

We are back!


Posted By on Sep 25, 2014

I will not update anybody on the center, since you can read about that on the Strong Families site.  Is it running like we would like it to be and what we anticipated?  Yes!  Are local relationships and way of doing business here different from what we are accustom to?  Yes!  We are learning.  We are learning that fine balancing act of accountability, culturally sensitive, living where we are serving, yet always going to be the...

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You have a maid?

You have a maid?


Posted By on Sep 25, 2014

Talking about things breaking all the time leads me to my next point.  Nothing is urgent here.  That totally works with my personality, by the way.   But not when it comes to being a “list” person.  If you have a to-do list here of 5 things, you are having a fantastic day to get 1-2 things done.  It just takes forever to do anything.  Standing in lines (or lack of) to get something accomplished to be told you are in the wrong line, is...

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Role Reversal

Role Reversal


Posted By on Sep 20, 2014

Our roles being reversed this past year has also been a tough transition.  Take a stay at home mom and a husband that was the main and only support for the family and totally turn that upside down.  That’s us.  That’s tough! People would often ask “So, what does Mark do?”  Yet, I don’t think that people would ask “What does Bridget do?” if the situation was reverse.  I am the one with the work permit here.  So legally, I am the one...

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