Nairobi is a bustling, busy city just about every day of the week. Our first stop was a bank ATM at the nearby shopping mall. While most merchants take credit card or Venmo, it was essential to have cash on … Continue reading
There’s nothing better after a pandemic year than bringing together your family and friends for a summer wedding. The California Rietkerks traveled north to celebrate the wedding of our niece Jessica and Drew. The location was simply divine–an outdoor venue … Continue reading
Our favorite singer and dancer put his unique spin on stage as Link Larkin in Hairspray, the 2019 Muir Musical performance at UC San Diego. Will and the huge cast has been hard at work since January, spending long hours … Continue reading
In March, I suddenly found myself with a lot of time on my hands. While attending to long-neglected household tasks (cleaning the attic, cleaning closets, cleaning the fridge…) I also thought this could be a good time to sink into the comfy living room couch and get lost in a story. It wasn’t long before my wish list at the Escondido Library was filled and I went home with a good stack of fiction. And, because life is too short to just read fiction, I pulled out two new ministry-related books that have been teasing me. It’s been a very enjoyable spring!
2017 Summer Reads It’s no secret…I love to read. But, it’s been increasingly difficult to balance the heavy dose of non-fiction that fills my office space with the soul-stirring fiction I love to get my hands on. In honor of … Continue reading