When I started dreaming about what The Ninth Child would look like, all I knew for sure was that I wanted cover art that was beautiful and compelling.
One of the best things about experiencing a different culture is trying new foods!
Ben and Amy and the kids attend Faith Baptist Church Riverside, on a beautiful property that also includes a youth center and a Christian school.
When I finally woke up the morning of my first full day in Zambia, the littles had already left for school and the bigs had finished their homeschool work for the day.
The road from Ndola to Kitwe is not as wide as I am used to. There are large potholes that get worse with continual traffic and repeated rainfall.
I boarded my Ethiopian Airline flight bound for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Ben said it was a simple process to leave the airport and he was absolutely correct. He was also correct about how huge Heathrow Airport is. Pretty sure it's bigger than my hometown, with a markedly larger population!
The furthest I have been away from home is the Mayan Riviera. It was wonderful and I would like to go again. But I have never been off the North American continent.
I am writing my memoir. The story of me is complex, layered with joy, trauma, kittens, abuse, a collie, and a long journey to hope and healing.