Liberia: About the Country
Introduction :: Liberia Background: Settlement of freed slaves from the US in what is today... They Too Are Chosen
A few days after Cindy Tannenbaum returned from Guatemala, she went grocery shopping in a Pikesville supermarket. Strapped into an infant seat in the shopping cart was the reason she and her husband, Bill, after years of childless heartache, had spent months on elaborate paper work, hired two... Chagas Disease
Also called American trypanosomiasis (tri-PAN-o-SO-my-a-sis), Chagas disease is an infection caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. It is estimated that 16-18 million people are infected with Chagas disease; of those infected, 50,000 will die each year. How is Chagas disease spread? Reduviid... Peru Adoption Background
Once home to the famed Inca Empire, Peru is located in western South America and borders the Pacific Ocean between Chile and Ecuador. The Western World became aware of Peru when the Conquistadors first confronted the Incas in the Peruvian mountain town of Cajamarca in 1532. Today, this fascinating...
Resource Tuesday – World Vision
October 30, 2007, 6:16 am
Our family has a sponsored child living in Ethiopia through the World Vision program. An eight-year-old petite girl named Anyme. As with all large agencies, I am sure that they have their negative attributes. However, we can see that our sponsored daughter is receiving an education and needed... You Say Tomãto and I Say Tomäto
January 11, 2011, 9:22 am
I recently posted Flags of Heritage about recognizing and providing the opportunities for my daughters to learn about their birth countries. I always provide a link to my posts on Facebook so my friends and family can see what I’ve been up to. I received two comments on Facebook relating to my... Russian Food: Tracking Down Russia Grocery Stores
February 28, 2007, 5:15 am
I loved reading Rebecca's recent stories of the feast she prepared for Tet , the Vietnamese New Year. Not just for the menu, but for the fact that she pulled it all together by shopping at an Asian supermarket. I love ethnic grocery stores and I think they are an uncelebrated resource for those...