A few weeks ago, Vicente was sitting inside a photo booth taking cheesy professional photos for his student ID for language school.  It was cold and wet and windy outside when I received a call.  Apparently, we had a short-term team arriving in some two weeks and they needed someone to take care of them. Our… Continue reading Lately


Triumphs- A Glimpse of Practical Living Overseas

When we lived in the US, Rosalyn’s bottle preparation was simple.  5 ounces of water, 2.5 scoops of formula.  In Japan, for nearly the same amount of water, you add a whopping 8 scoops of formula. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is the perfect illustration of what it’s like to live in a foreign country: 5.5 new… Continue reading Triumphs- A Glimpse of Practical Living Overseas