Post Archive of Rachel

The Farewell Gift

Today I was given the most beautiful gift. A group of women from the church we’ve attended while here in

I’m not a proud American

I’m not your typical proud and patriotic American who loves to celebrate the fourth of July. I haven’t been for

On why I STILL don’t speak Italian

Before coming to Italy, I predicted learning the language would be my biggest struggle. I was right. But not for

Finding our next home

Home. Since we moved here, my ideas about what home is have shifted. I used to think home was the

You Make Me Brave

This is usually one of my most favorite times of year. That week between Christmas and New Years where the

The tale of crab dip and a pashmina

  I hope some day soon I’ll look back on last night and laugh. For now I’m still mortified and