• #GivingTuesday with Thirty One and World Vision (Giveaway)

    Change Lives Around the World and at Home This #GivingTuesday

    December 2, 2014

    Did you know that 1 in 3 American women –  42 million women, plus 28 million children – either live in poverty or are right on the brink of it? I had no idea. That percentage shocked me – because I don’t think many of us know that about our own country. Today is Giving…

  • Zimbabwe with World Vision

    The Hospital

    November 19, 2014

    She’s 17. In the miscarriage ward. Alone in the room full of beds with brightly colored sheets, none of them very clean. By American standards it would be a health hazard. She’s laying on the small, wire framed bed, a thin mattress holding her slight body. Barefoot and stunningly gorgeous as so many people are…

  • Zimbabwe Day 1

    November 4, 2014

    This evening we made it to Zimbabwe. We’d spent Sunday night on the plane, Monday night in Dubai, and now here (tomorrow night we’ll be in a different hotel as well). I already love it here. It’s beautiful – a little wind and perfect temps today. It varies between lush green and desert dry, but…

  • {Tomorrow}

    November 1, 2014

    O_o So here we are. Tomorrow I board the plane for Zimbabwe. My therapist has asked me to write down how I feel each day I’m there, to get an idea of how this trip affects me before, during and after. So tonight, I’m writing on here about how I feel before I analyze it to…

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