This Outside Life by Laurie Kehler {Book Review}

Because I only have the pdf, here's a lovely image of the redwoods superimposed with the book cover! This Outside Life: Finding God in the Heart Nature by Laurie Kehler This book was full of stories of the author's bucket-list variety outdoor adventures used to introduce reflections on God and faith. This was not quite … Continue reading This Outside Life by Laurie Kehler {Book Review}

The angle of my choosing

At some point in the not so long ago past, my husband, the professional, pointed out something about the pictures I tend to take and like. He calls them "Erika pictures". It seems I have a favorite angle. a few examples to prove the point... ---------- March 2010 - Spring break trip to Atlanta to … Continue reading The angle of my choosing

A Tale of Two – March 26th, 2011 – Wedding Day

You can read the first parts to this story by clicking through the links to the next post in the series at the bottom of each post. Here is a link to the first installment: Beginning of the story This is the final piece of our lovely tale. Enjoy. ---------- We were running late, as … Continue reading A Tale of Two – March 26th, 2011 – Wedding Day

A Tale of Two – March 26th, 2011 Morning Preparations

Beginning of the story That friday night I slept on the couch in my parents' hotel room. It was closer to the metro for a quicker trip to the airport/ I had gathered up all of the clothes and things I needed for the next couple days and brought it with me from my host … Continue reading A Tale of Two – March 26th, 2011 Morning Preparations

A Tale of Two – The week between… 2

Beginning of the story Friday morning I took the metro to the bus and the bus to the airport. Due to the chilean government's decision to delay daylight savings to help lessen the effects of the energy crisis and an error in american airlines system in dealing with it,  I was about an hour and … Continue reading A Tale of Two – The week between… 2

A Tale of Two – The week between…1

Beginning of the story I left Boise monday morning. Leaving was hard, but knowing we'd see each other saturday morning was helpful. My flights on the way back went well (go figure) and I was able to sleep well on a plane forthe first time ever (luckily). I got to santiago tuesday morning just in … Continue reading A Tale of Two – The week between…1

A Tale of Two – March 18th, 2011

Beginning of the story This is the day we will celebrate as our anniversary. The day that happened a week before our made-public wedding. Seeing Israel at the airport was almost surreal. We hadn't see each other in three months. The meeting was sweet. My first thought was "He's so skinny". Apparently he'd been running … Continue reading A Tale of Two – March 18th, 2011

A Tale of Two – Getting There

Read the Beginning of the story first. Warning: this is a long post. ----------------------------------- As I walked off the plane on my return flight from southern Chile to Santiago I realized that in a little less than 24 hours I would need to be back at the airport again.  When I got back to my house in … Continue reading A Tale of Two – Getting There