As we came upon celebrating 2 years here in Romania (Nov. 20), I was looking through my old journal entries around that time. I specifically remember my mom telling me to write it down so I would remember what I was feeling during that time of transition. So I found my entry from our … Continue reading Remembering Two Years Ago
Often, when things do not go as planned, I have a tendency to freak out. You know me... we have talked about this type A personality and love of lists and order. Lately, we have had some detours as to how we expected events to happen and it has been amazing to see how God … Continue reading When the unexpected happens…
During the winter everyone retreats. It is cold. The sun is brief and the buildings seem to match the sky, a nice shade of boring grey. The trees retreat. The birds retreat. The people retreat. I retreat. This is an exhale. I wait in anticipation for Spring. Some people think of spring as a … Continue reading Why I Love Spring in Timisoara
Hey Guys, Jeff here..I know I don't usually blog on here, Lauren has been amazing at it. But I wanted to take some time to share about some takeaways of our time at Paris. Now I could go on and discuss how amazing the food was and how beautiful the city was, which it was, … Continue reading Paris, Culture, and the Church…
"A man without a timezone." Famously quoted by my dad at a late night game of cards, as he described his jet lag proudly. We had the privilege of mom and dad coming to visit us in Timisoara for a week at the beginning of October. We have been here for 10 months and we … Continue reading When the Browns come to town
Whether you think language learning is easy or hard, there is one common standard: it is great for comedy! In honor of our first week back at school, here are a few of our most favorite language blunders! Lauren going to the bread store and asking for bread and a set of grandparents, instead of … Continue reading Blunders of the Tongue
3 years of marriage So exciting and so much fun! I think I say this every year, but how can it already be 3 years, and all in the same, it really has only been 3 years? We celebrated on Wednesday with a day to ourselves in the city. We started the day off with … Continue reading 3 years…Already?….Only?