Monthly Archives: July 2010

Reason’s Name

Corrianna was her name.  She was an African American girl who appeared to be around 11 or 12.  She stood in the hotel elevator alone as I stepped on.  “What is the North American Mission Board?” she asked. She must have noticed the “North American Mission Board” on the tag around my neck.  (She also […]

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The joys and trails of the night shift

This past week I have been working nights at the hospital.  I am a phlebotomist there and nights are a lot slower paced than day shift.  Well, that is until around 3:30 am when morning rounds start.  It is definitely not my favorite shift.  My sleeping and eating patterns get messed up, I don’t get […]

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Best on the Menu

Nachos is one of my favorite splurge (eaten on ocassion) foods. When I order them from my favorite restaurant, I tell the waitress what I want on them.  She brings back my order arranged just as I ordered. Well, during a recent “to go” order, the waitress informed me that she was going to read the order back […]

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Road Trip Treasured

I went to my cousin’s wedding over the weekend.  He’s 33 and married a young woman he’s been dating for awhile.  We were very excited for him. So, I drove to Atlanta, picked up my parents and then we were off to Alabama.  Although I do not love driving, I do love a good road […]

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Tar Balls and Oil on the Beach

Our recent trip to the Gulf of Mexico was marred by the BP oil spill.  On the day we arrived, the beautiful white sands were covered with dark globs of oil.  The next day cleanup crews arrived to begin daily vigils cleaning up the beach so that we could enjoy it most of the week. […]

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Memories No One Can Steal

Someone stole my camera when I was on vacation. The camera was a display unit that I had purchased at a fraction of the cost.  The pictures were priceless.  Looking at the last scenes of Tamarindo, Costa Rica during the hour long ride to the Liberian International Airport, I was grateful for more memories made and shared […]

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True Freedom

Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.  John 8:32 Because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death.  Romans 8:2 The 4th of July, Independence Day for the United States of America, is historically a day of […]

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