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Home (again)

The road was/is winding and unpredictable. When we left Rochester just over a year ago, we thought it was forever. Like big-ugly-cry forever. And then *poof* here we are 12 months later lying in the dark just knowing *knowing* it’s time to go home. Continue reading

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Gluten-free Pancakes

We love a hot breakfast at our house. So being gluten-free means we must find a good gluten-free pancake recipe! Here is the best I have found…it’s pretty darn close to the real thing! 3 cups GF flour mix (I … Continue reading

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White Chicken Chili

So, sometimes in life we glean Big Things; other times we just come across a recipe. The Big Things have been a little too big, and I’ve struggled to find all the words lately. But, a recipe, I can do. … Continue reading

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Month in Review: February ’14

My friend Anne has been showing her week in pictures for over a year, and it is just so darn neat. I was thinking about what a bad scrapbooker/keeper of memories/posterity preserver I am and decided I would try to … Continue reading

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Four months ago. That’s when we stepped back onto American soil. When we stumbled through customs in a haze. When we drank 5-Hour energy to make the trip home from Chicago, alternately opening the windows to flood the van with … Continue reading

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To the Fantastic Four…

As we end our time in Thailand, we are blessed to spend time on the beach, reconnecting as a family, doing family-ish things, and enjoying the natural beauty this amazing country offers. I’m doing lots of reflecting, which is sometimes … Continue reading

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    I’ve shared before about my struggles with fear. I struggle with putting what I write “out there.”  But it’s a nuanced issue with a lot of layers, some legitimate. As I’ve gotten to know the people of Thailand, … Continue reading

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