He Gave Me a Turtle

Maybe it was the coffee. Maybe it was being up since 3:30am. (Can anyone say “Gold Medal Game?”) Maybe it was sheer delight in God’s ways, but whatever it was, I was having a hard time keeping the giggles in at church on Sunday. “A Turtle. You gave me a turtle, God!” Not something I expected to…

Dragons and Dinos And Me; Oh my!

Dear world, I forgot to tell you something. I have a job! I am working. That’s what I would tell you if you asked me “what I’m doing these days.” See those dinosaur bones? Well, someone has to keep them company! So that’s what I do. Because I work at a museum! More officially, I’m…

Camel Conversation

The word “Timmay” in Mongolian sounds like of the English name Timmy. It means camel, and is one of my favourite words. I always imagine a young camel with a British accent whose name is Timmy. (Remembering words by association helps me learn, as well as offering an amusing creative outlet.) Living in the city however, our…

When the Cows Come Home.

[So this post has nothing to do with my life adventures or anything important at all. Just so you know.]  I used to watch the cows as they went to work in the morning and head back home every night. I would sit on the floor at my Grannie’s and watch out the patio door…