Footprints

Monthly Archives: September 2020


Harvest time

Growing up, fall meant endless hours of canning fruits and vegetables with my mom. I always swore that when I was an adult I would never make my kids preserve our own food. I spent my summers weeding row after…

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I can adjust my sails

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By the light of the moon – Malawi

I love Malawi during the day, but I also love the night. We are lucky to spend time during the day eating under in the shade, and at night it becomes a place to gather to talk about the experiences…

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Hidden in plain site

I have become more aware of how much I miss in the world and what goes on right in front of me. This photo was obviously taken by someone else, but when we were walking by, I do not remember…

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A journey of kindness

I don’t normally watch a lot of TV. I have always wanted to, but it is often difficult for me to “sit” through a show. Usually as soon as I sit down the “million other things I should be doing”,…

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Mamma Mia, best dining in Malawi

My favorite restaurant to visit when I am in Lilongwe is Mamma Mia. I love walking in and immediately being greeted by some of the nicest people. I usually visit at least twice per week when staying in Lilongwe. When…

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Lucky moved into his Malawi house – project completed

We did it! THANK YOU!!! I am so grateful for the help and support we received to build this family a home!  When I met this family I was so moved by their love and family unity.  They are always…

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It’s not just what you learn but what you do with it

My life has been filled with a lot of change over the past couple of months. Some changes have been good and enjoyable, others have been gut wrenching and difficult. The only thing I can be certain of, is that…

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