I’ve Arrived!

I’m in an airport lounge and have been going pretty much non-stop since getting here, but I wanted to write a quick post to let everyone know I’m here and having a great time so far. By far the best thing has been reuniting with the Baylor team here – my old/new boss, the very … More I’ve Arrived!

Jon’s Off!

This morning, a very tired and suitcase-laden Jon was dropped off at the airport at 4:00 am. He had a four-hour layover in DC and then boarded his flight to Addis Ababa. (Hopefully my canceled ticket resulted in him having an open seat next to him!) He’ll land in Ethiopia around midnight our time and … More Jon’s Off!

“Bonjour!” “Bonsoir?” “Oh, right. Bonsoir!”

This was my exchange with people each night for the first four nights of our trip to France. Having tried to go into the recesses of my brain to find my French knowledge from 5th grade (teacher: Mrs. Hasselblad – now that I remember!) was trés difficult. Especially given my desire to always say “sí” and … More “Bonjour!” “Bonsoir?” “Oh, right. Bonsoir!”