New Website, New Fund-raising Campaign

Welcome to our new website! We hope you like it. We thought since we changed our location we should have a new name and a new look. Some of you know this, but for those who don’t the word “Tapatío” is a Mexican Spanish colloquial term for someone from Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco,…

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Catch us if you can! Winter Update

John and I are in back in full swing raising support to join a church planting team in Guadalajara, Mexico.  We will tell you more of that in detail in another post.  We have a significant shortfall in our monthly budget due to losing some supporters and the increase in funding needed to go to…

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There is no place for a home

When the movie The Wizard of Oz opens , we see a cozy farmstead.  That all familiar first scene of seeing Dorthy balance on a fence and fall into the pig pen and her uncle comes to “rescue” her sets up a picture of a comfortable, safe, caring home.  Couple that with Aunt Em and…

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June/July Update: Running the Race

For the past three months we have had a major learning curve.  Having a special needs child adds so much extra to our load.  As a result our updates on here have suffered and we sincerely apologize.  It is our desire to keep you as informed as possible and we will strive to do that. …

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Transition Tales

It was 1 AM on May 2nd.  After missing our flight in Atlanta we were finally home.  The drive from the airport to home took about 2 hours and John and I were exhausted.  We made the turn into our neighborhood and going to sleep never sounded so good.  As we approached the driveway both…

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I’ve forgotten how to merge

I remember my first “merging” lesson with my driving instructor.  I was on I-495 (the beltway) and it was rather busy.  The instructor told me to merge.  I think I literally held my breath and when I proceeded, I did it all wrong!  She told me to get off the beltway!  I was happy to…

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