This summer I am spending a week in Peru! Last year was my first time to visit the continent of South America, and I loved getting to know some of the people and to investigate their culture. I traveled with a group and we met with a local church to help with dental and medical … Continue reading Peru


The Animal Kingdom–and Us! (pt. 4)

SQUIRREL! When I was little (10 and younger), I couldn't wait to finish school and play outside! My sisters and I would invent all kinds of stories about hiding in a castle, visiting new worlds, and escaping bad guys. Sometimes, though, our imagination was focused on the creatures around our house. We would watch a … Continue reading The Animal Kingdom–and Us! (pt. 4)

Sharing Saturday: Brené Brown

Since I just finished her book, Daring Greatly, I decided to share a TedTalk by Brené Brown on vulnerability. If you're anything like me, when you read that, you might have thought, "Woah! There's no way that I'm going to watch that!" simply because it scares you. It's okay. 🙂 Watch it anyways! That is the first … Continue reading Sharing Saturday: Brené Brown