Sometimes living in Ukraine isn’t all that different from being in the States. We’re not a third world country over here. At the same time, I realize… Read more “7 Unforgettable Memories from Living Overseas”
Sleeper Cars and Express Trains – Travel in Ukraine
How do we travel from city to city in Ukraine? Car? Train? Bus? Plane? European travelers often prefer the railway system, and people in Ukraine are no exception.… Read more “Sleeper Cars and Express Trains – Travel in Ukraine”
The Best Foods to Eat in Ukraine
What will the food be like? This is one of the first questions people ask when traveling to a new country. Some ask in anticipation of new… Read more “The Best Foods to Eat in Ukraine”
What if I don’t measure up?
Do you ever feel like you don’t measure up? I do. Sometimes I compare myself, my family, and our lifestyle to other missionaries. Not sure comparing is… Read more “What if I don’t measure up?”
Border Crossings and Personal Bubbles
We pulled our car up to the Ukrainian border station and stepped into the brisk morning air. My breath billowed out in front of me and I… Read more “Border Crossings and Personal Bubbles”
Indianapolis to Chicago to Vienna to L’viv
The alarm annoyed me with its buzzing, a cruel reminder of the day about to start. 4:00 A.M. “Get up,” I told myself. “You can’t miss the… Read more “Indianapolis to Chicago to Vienna to L’viv”
25,000 Miles in Four Months
Yes, we actually traveled over 25,000 miles in under four months!!! By comparison, the circumference of the earth is 24,901 miles. Our family just ended a missionary… Read more “25,000 Miles in Four Months”
Why Transatlantic Travel Makes Me Crazy!
Seventeen and a half hours. Three countries. Four airports. Three flights. Two layovers. And thus begins missionary furlough – the time that a missionary spends in their… Read more “Why Transatlantic Travel Makes Me Crazy!”