Monthly Archives: December 2016

Gross

I really wasn’t going to tell this story.  I told my daughter, “Yeah this is definitely not going in the blog”. After she told me that was a silly reaction, I reminded myself that I have committed to share our … Continue reading

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This feels like Christmas

Christmas looks very different here in Mexico.  I mean it physically looks different.  Having grown up in Saskatchewan my entire life, Christmas just comes with snow.   Christmas lights glitter against the frosty trees and fireplaces glow as a backdrop for … Continue reading

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Watch for Traffic!

Traffic is always a bit crazy here but during Christmas month it is even crazier – tourists and shoppers are everywhere.  But ‘traffic’ does not just mean cars, trucks, motorcycles, vans, taxis, golf carts, buses.  It also means the animals … Continue reading

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Making some Deliveries

Besides the children at Manos de Amor, we made up some extra baskets for some other families who desperately need help. First we delivered baskets to our family in Cardboardlandia  in San Vicente.   Three daughters – three babies.  Born to … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Shopping

A number of you donated money for me to bring to Manos de Amor and I am so grateful that I had the opportunity to be the messenger who got to deliver your gift.  We had two very specific ideas. … Continue reading

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Let’s Get this Party Started

It’s been a Christmas kind of week!  We arrived here on Monday night and got right to work celebrating children and Christmas at Manos de Amor. First let me say that our 6 bulging suitcases full of miscellaneous ridiculous and … Continue reading

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Goodbye Lumsden

Today is a weird day – our house is sold and we stayed at a hotel last night because we no longer have a home in Canada.  For the first time in a very long time I don’t actually own … Continue reading

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