I woke up this morning on the wrong side of the bed, and that's saying something since one side of my bed is against a wall leaving me with only one exit. Today, it would have been appropriate if flashing signs went off as my feet hit the floor: "caution," "wrong way," "dead end." With... Continue Reading →
One day in October, the Ferncliff staff was informed that a training session would take place the following morning so we could all learn how to unpack, man-handle, and inflate our new bouncy obstacle course. We LAUGHED the whole morning! One weekend in October, I had the privilege of working at an eco-social event here... Continue Reading →
It's been two months since I left Ohio and I can hardly believe it. As of late, I've found myself in awe of how quickly a house (or converted maintenance building) becomes a home, a job becomes a passion, and the people you live and work with turn into friends and mentors you couldn't imagine... Continue Reading →
Another week or so has gone by since I've shared some pictures. Below you'll see some of the highlights. Stay tuned for an update about what projects I'm currently engaged in at work!
I officially started my YAV year on August 21st. I’ve been part of this program for two weeks and I’m already better for it, I can already feel myself growing. The week the 2017-2018 YAVs spent in Stony Point, New York was unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. While I consider that phrase heavily overused, know... Continue Reading →
I spent eight days at orientation in Stony Point, NY meeting the 60+ other YAVs who will be serving around the world this year. Then, I returned to Little Rock. I'm currently in the midst of another full week of orientation. Needless to say, there's a lot to take in right now. It's been awe... Continue Reading →
So much has logistically taken place since I set off on this great adventure. Bare with me as I take this opportunity to fill you in on the details. I left for Little Rock on Wednesday, August 16. As the trip down here was slightly over 13 hours I opted to break it up... Continue Reading →
It’s funny, isn’t it, how God has a way of showing up in your life not a moment too late (or too soon). I’m moving to Little Rock, Arkansas. There’s a beautiful story to tell regarding how I came about making this decision, but I’ll save that for another time. I’m moving to Little Rock,... Continue Reading →