A Thankful Holiday

Well, it’s 2020. Holidays during a pandemic, the most traveled time of the year… and countries, states, cities across the world are encouraging people to stay home and not have gatherings for the holidays. In an effort to decrease “social mobility”, many places are taking action to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus. CaliforniaContinue reading “A Thankful Holiday”

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

I’m here to share my journey honestly with you, and to be completely honest, a couple days into my trip, the weight of the mission took its toll on me.  Emotionally and physically exhausted, the extreme poverty I saw everywhere was crushing my heart. The heat, humidity and the schedule was exhausting. I can’t believeContinue reading “The Good, The Bad & The Ugly”

Day 2: Because of You & the 1st Christmas Party too

It was very important for me to document my mission trip and share it with you, because it was YOU who made it happen! All your donations, prayers and support helped make if possible  so I wanted to make sure I share this with you, as it’s your journey too. Extreme Response (ER) Christmas PartyContinue reading “Day 2: Because of You & the 1st Christmas Party too”

Day 1: Stamp, Sights, Stuff & Spaghetti

Do you remember the first stamp you got on your passport? If you’ve had the privilege of traveling outside of your home country, then I’m sure you remember your first passport stamp (unless you were a international traveling tot or something), well mine was today! I was pretty disappointed about not being able to takeContinue reading “Day 1: Stamp, Sights, Stuff & Spaghetti”

International Sunrise & Orchid Surprise

Watching the sunrise from above the clouds on my way across the world, wow, what a thrill! This is my first international flight, and at first I was really excited about the time to sleep, read, work… well you don’t know, what you don’t know, right?! I boarded the flight at 12:20a Saturday morning andContinue reading “International Sunrise & Orchid Surprise”

I’m On A Mission…

…well almost! The seed was first planted in my heart in 2012 when a good friend of mine came back from a mission trip to Cambodia! I asked the poor guy probably 100 questions that night and I was even holding back (which isn’t really out of character, I nicknamed myself “Queen of Questions” backContinue reading “I’m On A Mission…”