Mel-ah-NEE-ah

(Thank you for your grace with my constant hosting posting.  I have so many posts about other topics rattling through …

The Hills Are Alive

Picture in your mind the most exuberant puppy you’ve ever seen, racing around the yard, rolling in leaves, running circles …

We Chose Her

The sign says pree-vyet, an informal hello in Russian.  Sometimes I wish we could upload programs into our brains like …

Birds on a Funky Beach

K knows very little English, except in one category.  Yep.  Swear words.  Epic swear words.  She and Elliott have been …

Vomit Soup

I heard that Latvians like potatoes.  I thought to myself, I will throw a yummy potato soup in the crockpot …