Category Archives: Egypt

Having a Baby in Egypt

If our son, Benjamin, could speak, he would tell you he’s from Egypt. No, he will not be an Egyptian citizen and likely will not speak Arabic like the locals do (although that would be nice!), but from his first … Continue reading

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T-minus 3 Weeks!

On my Google calendar, April 23rd reads “D-Day”. That gives us under one more month of just “us.” When friends and strangers ask us the proverbial, “Are you ready?”, our answer seems to always float between, “What does ready mean?” … Continue reading

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Turning a Page in Egypt

Well, here we sit, inching toward the halfway point of our third year living in Egypt, but this time it’s not just the two of us. Becca’s pregnant! We decided Cairo’s population wasn’t quite big enough yet, so we’ll be … Continue reading

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Year 3 in Egypt!

It’s hard to believe that we are already in our third year of living in Cairo, Egypt! It seems like just yesterday my parents were dropping Becca and I off at Fort Wayne International Airport for our move abroad. When we left, … Continue reading

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Guests in Cairo

We’ve always felt so blessed to have the visitors that make the journey to Cairo to visit us. In the last couple of months we’ve not only had a few friends and parents visit, but also some amazing new friends … Continue reading

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Is it Christmas already?!

Hey guys! Another month is in the books for us here in Cairo and so far this year has been anything but slow! Each of our first 3 months have been highlighted by visitors from back home and the many treats … Continue reading

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Year One Reflections (+Video)

With our first year under our belts, we’ve finally taken the opportunity to sit back and reflect on what we’ve experienced living in Cairo. It changes you. Sometimes in ways that you don’t even realize until further down the road. … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Field Trips (Video Update)

Thinking back on 5th grade, I remember the “big field trip” we took was a day at Sauder Village in Archbold, Ohio. We had to drive for over an hour – across the state line in fact. I think we … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Best Kept Secret?

Waking up at 6:15 am isn’t the easiest thing to do when it’s your day to sleep in, but it’s certainly worth it if you’re heading to the desert for the weekend. We met up with our friends outside the local … Continue reading

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Teaching in Egypt: Our 9-5…err, 6-6

We work for the American International School of Egypt. That’s right, I said we. Becca started working there back in October after she long-term subbed at another local school. I teach 5th grade, she teaches 2nd. Working in a school … Continue reading

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