Monthly Archives: January 2010

I am home safe and I am cold!

I made it safely home this afternoon after two uneventful flights, for which I am thankful for.  To remove myself from feeling sad about leaving Kenya, I watched three different movies from Amsterdam:  The Informant, 500 Days of Summer and … Continue reading

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Guess who I got to meet today?!

Franklin Graham.  Yep, crazy right?  I have learned that Samaritan’s Purse and Amani are good friends.  He had a group with him come through Nairobi today and they got the full Amani tour with a very warm welcome.  I usually … Continue reading

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T&D. Toi. Biashara.

Thursday was a fun afternoon because I got to hang out in the Tie & Dye department!  This is something I am particularly excited about as I hope to spend some time when I get home, working on some block … Continue reading

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Nakuru. Mailia Saba. Menengia Crater.

Last weekend we treated ourselves to a night away in Nakuru at Maili Saba.  If you are ever in Kenya, I highly recommend you visit here!  Here are some pics of the resort and the hike we took in the … Continue reading

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Our abode.

I finally made some time to resize some of my images to share with you guys. Here’s the first batch, of our home here in Nairobi, the Livingstone guest house.  The area we are in, Karen, is so beautiful…  more … Continue reading

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humbled.

Today was a physically productive day… In between morning prayer and afternoon devotions {every day activities at Amani} I got to organize more scraps, design 7 quilts and have a ministry meeting with one of the administrative directors. During our … Continue reading

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Getting caught up.

Helloooo! Sorry it’s been awhile on the updates… we’ve been busy! Here’s the play-by-play to get caught up. Thursday: It was a sweaty full day of work at Amani Thursday as I sorted through bags and bags {we’re talking 30-40 … Continue reading

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I got to design today!

Before I get in to the exciting part of my day, I need to report that I “saw” my first snake today… UGH! Okay, I actually didn’t see it in any clear detail {PRAISE God} because I didn’t put my … Continue reading

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“Hail to the Chief ’cause he’s the Chief and he needs hailing…”

On the way to Melia’s school and Amani this morning, we drove behind the three-car entourage of the Prime Minister himself {okay, not the president, but close… 2nd actually}. So strange, especially after reading so much about him and the … Continue reading

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Amani Monday.

Today I awoke from my first full night of sleep. Yahooo! I hope the trend continues! Sara and I went for a quick run this morning before Graig and I headed out to Amani Ya Juu. I spent the whole … Continue reading

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