Nanny Lessons

“I’m cooking hamburgers and hot dogs for all the kids!” my 3-year-old nephew told both my sister I. “Oh, for who?” My sister curiously asked. “Rachel, Jack, and Darth Vader” he proudly replied. I attempted to hold back the chuckle that was about to leave my throat, but I don’t think that I succeeded. Little kids…

Why Spain?

I have a feeling that most people have a lot of questions right now relating to what I am doing this July. Why would someone, after recently coming back from an eight month experience out of the country, decide to spend their summer in another one? What’s wrong with the US? What’s wrong with the Dominican…

Missions in the States?

I can’t believe how quickly the busyness and the business mindset of America can get to someone so quickly. I’m already being engulfed into the American culture and the unnecessary busyness that I used to put myself in and am starting to put myself under again. Everything from college paperwork, to taking an online summer class,…

Transitioning…

Let’s just say that transitioning has been one of the hardest things in the world  most interesting experiences I have had. I was at the doctor’s yesterday, and I started bawling out of the blue. Within a couple of hours after landing in the Philly airport, I had already been crying. I haven’t been this…