December 18, 2012

And So This Chapter Closes

I’m currently sitting in Sydney airport on a ten hour layover waiting for my flight to Christchurch. When I left New Zealand in July on a one-way ticket,  I wrote these words in my July blogpost: And now my winter comes to an end as I transit back to the […]
December 15, 2012

It’s a Girl!

Another babe has been born to my sister Joy and brother-in-law David.   Congratulations! Haylie Gabriella Wygant came into this world at 9:45 pm, December 13, 2012, weighing a healthy 8 lbs 13.5 oz. and measuring 21” . All vitals good.  Everyone fine.  Mom, dad, and new babe spending two nights […]
December 6, 2012

Destination: Peru, Oct 12 – 30, 2012

I’ve been back from Peru for just over a month and it’s starting to feel like a distant memory.   Much happened there and it has taken me weeks to ponder, process, and find the words to write about it.   I experienced something deep and profound on that trip and if […]
November 22, 2012

Giving Thanks: Gratitude and Grace

The Thanksgiving spirit is all around me.    The leaves have turned, the weather has cooled, the nights grow longer.    After six years of living in the southern hemisphere where we’d be in the throws of Springtime gardening frenzy, I now find myself in the midst of the Fall season and […]