5 Minutes for Making a Difference

When is the last time you went food shopping? When is the last time that you threw away leftovers, expired food, or tossed another bag of that bagged salad that turned brown before you could […]


You wouldn’t know it by looking at me but I love jewelry. I just never wear it very much – as long as I have on my wedding rings I’m accessorized. Between the kids pulling […]


Recently I was told about a little boy named Kyle. He’s 4 years old. He loves fish, sharks and whales, like any other little boy. But most importantly he is in urgent need! Kyle has aplastic anemia, a blood […]

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Tanner is modeling the hat I brought back for him from Bolivia. We enjoyed a wonderful weekend filled with laughter and cuddles. It’s true, I am head over heals in love!! We are thankful that […]


In a small community where the people had next to nothing, they shared with us what they had . . . boiled potatoes, lacoto (spicy cabbage), and a bit of fruit. This is the place […]


This is a photo of my grandsons. One born this past December, full term, weighing in at 7lb. 11oz. The little guy below was born in February of 2008, weighing only 1lb. 9oz. I am […]


Sometimes I think teenagers get a bad rap. Some of the best people I know are teens. The teens I know are helping the new kid feel comfortable in her new school. They are junior […]

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After twenty three and a half hours of travel, I arrived at home last night not too much worse for the wear and with all of my luggage in hand. I relaxed in a long […]


Viloma ADP - Bolivia

Today has been like a breath of fresh air, and not just because the weather has been ideal. We spent the day with the people of Viloma. This ADP has been operating for thirteen  years. […]


What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question that has been asked and answered for generations. What did you want to be when you were a child? What do your […]