A Day at the Perot

My family and I visited the Perot Museum in Dallas during members-only hours over the weekend.  They have a new exhibit – Maya:  Hidden World Revealed. Having a daughter of Mayan decent, we were especially interested and excited to see the exhibit and it was well worth the visit. The exhibit will be at theContinue reading “A Day at the Perot”

Varied Interests

Reading thru past blog posts, it is very clear that I have three primary interests . . . . . Children/Family Travel Gardening I lump children and family together, but could also add adoption and foster care into this group.  Adoption brought Lili and Naomi into my life.  They are my children and therefore myContinue reading “Varied Interests”

Anniversary Week

It was 9 years ago on this day, March 20th, that we anxiously sat in the lobby area of our Guatemala hotel awaiting the arrival of Lili’s foster family.  It was this day that they very tearfully handed Lili over to us – her forever family. Two years later, on March 16th, we drove thru the orphanage gatesContinue reading “Anniversary Week”

The Family Tree

For the last several years, I’ve had a growing interest in learning more about my family tree.  The internet makes finding that information easier than ever, so tonight I spent some time searching for information about my family.  Information, that was likely shared with me in my younger days, but since forgotten. For example, IContinue reading “The Family Tree”

Plans Change

We have had a lot of plans for our future and as is true for most of us in life, those plans sometimes need to change. One thing our move to Texas has made me realize, is that I need to let go of some of those things I really had hoped to do in life.Continue reading “Plans Change”