Relationships

Baby Dreams

    Last night I had a dream that the baby had just come, at five months, and it was fine. It was a little girl. I forgot to buckle her into her carseat and she fell out, but it was all good. The baby slept with her eyes open and I freaked out…but it turned out, in the dream,…

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Baby News!

Marcos and I officially announced we are expecting a baby on our fifth wedding anniversary. I have felt like my own elephant in the room on this blog because the baby thing has been such a huge part of my life and I’ve been wanting to share it, but not too early, because I was still processing. I still am.…

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Travel

Tanzania – Safari

The last installment of our trip to Tanzania – SAFARI! We did two safari trips while we were in Tanzania. The first was to Lake Manyara National Park. We crammed 40 people from Rolina into a bus that was probably supposed to fit about 25 people. We saw some amazing animals that day, but the best part of the experience…

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Tanzania – Shirikisha and Mt. Kili

So excited to share more of our experiences in Tanzania today.  When the wonderful kids at Rolina were at school during the day, Jeff, Zach, and I would spend time in the neighboring towns outside of KwaSadala. One of my favorite people in Tanzania (and maybe, the world) is Cocaya. She is incredibly smart and passionate and beautiful. She founded…

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Tanzania – Rolina KwaSadala

Shelby here – it’s been a while since I’ve posted and I am excited to share my recent trip to Tanzania.  I’ll share various photos and stories over a series of blogposts this week. Experiencing a new country is why we travel, but having an experience that changes who you are as a person is extraordinary – and that is…

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Friday is Here

And we are asking how? So quickly? This week we are getting ready for major upcoming work events so we have had to put all the blogging goodness on hold until Monday. The wise words of Amy Poehler, from her book Yes Please!, have resonated with us this week. Amy explains that women should repeat the mantra: “‘Good for her! Not…

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