Archive by Tag | home assignment

Passports and birth certificates

As of now, we have plans to return to the states for a visit at the end of November. The “as of now” statement is crucial because getting Heidi’s passport is going to be a little “nip and tuck”. To get her passport, we have to take her Ugandan birth certificate to the US embassy, […]

Jacksons on Home Assignment

Yesterday we (well, I, Andrea, and the kids as Syd is in Kenya for the week) said good-bye to the Jacksons until August.  We are definitely sad to see them go while excited for them to go back to the states and visit with family and friends.  We have been blessed through their friendship as […]

And just like that…

And just like that our time in the States is over… We are leaving today for Uganda.  We had a good last couple of days with Andrea’s parents and sisters.  Now to say good-bye and get everything checked in smoothly for our flight!  Hopefully all of our luggage will make it this time around. Thanks […]

Starting the good bye’s

It definitely feels surreal that we are headed back to Uganda in 2 days!  Most of our bags are packed and we are just trying to tie up last-minute details, catch a last doctor appointment, etc.  We had a really good time in North Dakota in December and the first part of January.  Because of […]

A new Kenya

Our first niece was born on January 8!  Krissy (Syd’s sister) had a beautiful 7 lb. little girl — Kenya Marie.  We were SO, SO thankful that we were able to meet Kenya before we fly back to Uganda.  Malachi was excited to meet his cousin.  He had a hard time figuring out at first […]