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Sarah and Nick. We leave Manila in July of 2011 for a visit back to the states over the summer.In September we report to Washington, D.C. for Spanish language training before heading to Lima, Peru April 2012.
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  • Thoughts on Aging 21 hours ago My 40th birthday is just around the corner (July 9th) and as a result, I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of aging. I had a sobering moment the other day when I heard an old favorite song on Spotify, looked up the release date and realized that it was 20 years old, not […]
  • Work Updates 6 days ago Hello dear readers – Goodness gracious, can you believe it’s mid-February already?? Everything feels like a blur lately, which is largely because work has been so intense. Happily though, something has changed in the last 6 months that has shifted the intensity from overwhelming to...
  • The Many Sides of Nia Novak 2 weeks ago I haven’t written about Nia in awhile and I know she’s one of your favorite subjects so today I’m devoting an entire post to her! Nia is 8 now and continues to evolve as a little person. The top words I’d use to describe her at this stage in life are: curious, stubborn, sensitive, dramatic,...
  • Mosquito Madness 3 weeks ago Hello everyone!! What happened to January?! I could have sworn I’d blogged last month but I guess that wasn’t so. Sorry ’bout that. Will try to compensate for that in February! When I think back on January and what consumed my mind, a good chunk of it was fretting about mosquitoes. The...
  • Our Top 3 Bhutan Experiences 2 months ago As I’m sure you can tell from the pictures and blog posts I’ve shared thus far, Bhutan as a whole was pretty darn special. However, there are 3 experiences we had that stood out from the rest. Oddly enough, they all involve monasteries. Today I’ll share a little about what made them so... Expat Blog Awards 2012: Peru Silver Award!

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23:40 PM November 21, 2012

Love this blog! Always fun insight into the live and times of a family finding their way around new countries and cultures while holding onto what matters, family and friends from Minnesota all the way to Peru and in between.

Joyce Novak
16:02 PM November 24, 2012

I recommend this blog for the Gold. As a former FS employee who never had blogs or cell phones or skype this is the best way in the world to keep track on what is going on in the country they are living in. It's fun to read and know it takes her hours to put these things on Facebook. And an excellent way to keep us in touch with our granddaughter.

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