After many months of waiting, at the end of June I finally became an American citizen! It still hasn’t quite sunk in that I’m American, and I have a lot of work to do on my accent, but we are happy that we will be able to come and go freely from the US for the rest of our lives without worrying about visas and residence permits.
The last week has been a whirlwind visit to Mark’s family and our supporters in our other home country, England. New Year’s day we flew into London Heathrow airport very early in the morning and were met by Mark’s happy, sleepy parents. It had been a year and a bit since I’d seen them and about 7 months for Mark, so it was a very happy reunion!
In May I was grateful for the opportunity to fly to England for three weeks in order to take the final module of my MA in Bible and Mission at Redcliffe College. The three weeks were a busy time of studying and also visiting friends, family, colleagues and the three churches we have links with in the UK.
We’re at my parents’ this weekend for Easter which is fun, especially as my brother and sister are visiting too. An added (unplanned) bonus is that it’s a bumper weekend of sport on TV…! Cricket every night (although England started pretty badly last night), the mighty Spurs against Portsmouth this lunchtime, the top four playing […]