Caleb: Month One

March 23, 2015: It’s a BOY! It’s a boy who is one year old. Who doesn’t understand our words. Who doesn’t know why he’s being handed to us, these two crazy white people who are obviously in on the joke, and he is not. Our excitement is palpable, as is his confusion. It’s a moment that Kevin…

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Home: Week One

Exactly one week ago, Kevin, Caleb, and I were on a United flight from Hong Kong to Chicago. One week! It seems like minutes ago and years ago all at the same time. Around this time a week ago, we were probably being served a dinner of roast beef, steamed broccoli and carrots, and a…

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Dear Diary: China Day Thirteen

Tick, tock, tick, tock…can you hear us counting down the minutes? I can’t believe I just typed Day THIRTEEN. I feel like we have moved into this hotel room. We had nothing planned for today, except to meet Zhou at 5:30 to pick up the visas. We hung out in the hotel room this morning….

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