Category Archives: Other Important Life Stuff

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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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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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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Thailand Part 2

The second half of my trip through Thailand led me to opposite sides of the nation. I first headed north to the foreigner friendly Chiang Mai. Probably my favorite place of my entire trip, Chiang Mai was old and new, … Continue reading

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Cambodia

It’s been about 5 days now since I left Cambodia. It was an incredible learning time for me to be in a country that is plagued by poverty and religious misdirection. The majority of Cambodians are from Buddhist families and … Continue reading

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Thailand Tomorrow

Just 18 hours away now from boarding my flight to Bangkok, Thailand. The trip that I’ve been planning and God’s been blessing is finally here. Just a quick review of the next 3 weeks: -Leave tomorrow at 1pm and arrive … Continue reading

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Unemployment

As I reflect on the last year as an employee of Ewha American Language School, I am affronted by a barrage of emotions, memories, and conclusions on my experience. When digesting my time at the academy some words that come … Continue reading

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Half the Fun is to Plan the Plan

Back in Korea. Back into the groove of things. I’ve been spending the last few weeks going about my regular business here. TTT on Tuesdays, soccer on Wednesdays, teaching awesome songs/dances to my kindergarteners, and whatever other shenanigans come about … Continue reading

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Friends, Family, and Sleep Deprivation

Going home was all that I hoped it would be and then some. I wouldn’t change a thing about my trip back to the States. Well, I would have certainly prefered not to have been redirected for 4 hours on … Continue reading

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