Three weeks ago, I took on a new role as a liaison for the Tech Resources Department at MAF headquarters. Joining a department whose main focus is on servers, business processes, and network administration was quite dizzying to someone who would never consider herself a techy. I have often thought of technology as confusing, complicated […]
Ask any bird. Defying gravity is hard work. A hummingbird, for example, weighs less than an ounce but must eat one to three times her own body weight every day. At first light she’s off searching for the hundreds of flowers she needs before dark.
“Wait … do I see two babies?” my husband asked the ultrasound tech. I blinked hard to make sure my eyes weren’t playing tricks on me. Then I got lightheaded. Sure enough, there were two little bodies showing up on the ultrasound monitor. We were going to be parents for the first time—twice! The trouble […]
When I saw the silver propeller spinners among the airplane parts, I knew I had to get a picture. They looked so orderly lined up like that, so shiny and so perfect for practicing focus and perspective with my camera. My photography teacher would be proud.
My husband and I recently had […]
Since they joined MAF in 2009, change has been a constant companion for Daniel and Becky Perez, a pilot/mechanic family at the Wamena base in Papua, Indonesia.
Three weeks after arriving to language school, in Java, they discovered they were pregnant—with twins!
“Our ministry looked different than […]
Coming together to care for two young orphans
The last two months of operational flying have been a bit of a blur – my logbook says 94 flights, 6079.8 miles, 40,985 pounds of pax (passengers) and cargo. But I am not sure that’s the best way to measure it. Instead, […]