String of Adventures

I found a Happy Place. Put me in the back of any bumpy vehicle, I’ll be  pleased; be it pick up, snowmobile, quad trailer or boat. Saturday before last my happy place was a a Series 77 Land Rover crammed with 8 people, 2 poodles, and a picnic lunch. We were going for a day of…

La-la-la-language!

Language school is fun. No really, it is. Spending 15 hours a week learning Mongolian is not something I ever thought I’d do, but it’s something I have been enjoying! We get to point a lot, like this… …as we learn item names and repeat repeat repeat them. The other day we had 51 food…

First Impressions! (for lack of a better title)

Mongolia feels like dry lips and a scratchy throat as I lay with heavy comforters across my chest at night. It feels like the softest poodle curls of our hosts’ two pooches, and the familiar, worn insides of my two red mittens.  It feels like layers of longjohns and my MEC vest, and the brisk…

Drumroll Please….

22 weeks ago I signed up for this thing called Trek. 22 weeks of waiting and wondering, and now finally, one of the most anticipated days has come and gone – the day the Trek teams and locations were announced. 16 participants. 3 countries. Several members of the leadership team and one all-powerful God. The…