The Life, Times & Musings of an American Midwest Woman Who Lives in the Middle East

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The Crepe Paper Grew Taut

The Crepe Paper Grew Taut

By on Jun 30, 2019 in Blog, Featured | 1 comment

“T-A-U-T. Taut,” he said. I let my imagination follow his words. He continued, “The crepe paper would grow taut…” I attended a conference this week with colleagues who dedicate themselves to being light in dark places. The speaker to whom I was listening had grown up in a foreign country, though American. He displayed a photo on the...

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Pam’s 17 Must-Have Travel Tips

Pam’s 17 Must-Have Travel Tips

By on Jun 2, 2019 in Blog, Featured | 7 comments

I like traveling. No, I LOVE traveling. I like the plotting, the planning, the logistics, the adventure…the late arrivals, the long layovers, the missed connections…okay, wait. Maybe there are a few things not to love, but I have thought through 17 of the most important questions to ask yourself before you travel internationally. Follow these and you...

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Cheering Not Competing

Cheering Not Competing

By on Apr 27, 2019 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Recently, I had the great privilege of addressing a group of leaders in Southern Missouri. So many of these women have mentored, encouraged, and cheered me on. One of these ladies, Vicki, read a postcard that a friend and I had written to her as 14-year-olds. What?! First, what kind of organizational system does Vicki have that would allow her to put her hands on a...

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The Love Doctor

The Love Doctor

By on Nov 19, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

“Tell him about the languages! our host said. John looked at him and replied, “I’m not sure what you mean.” Shaking his head, “The languages! The languages! What you told me before about your wife!” It seems that during our last time with our new friend (the host), John made polite conversation and talked about our 31 years of marriage. Intrigued, our host asked how...

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