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About dianar513

God-loving, world-exploring, musical, and adventuring gal :). Taking a year off from my school social work job to chase the things of God, try on some other experiences, and see what's next!

Whole30, 2016!

So, I’m on day six of my third time doing the Whole30, and I keep discovering new recipes and ways to put foods together… Coconut crusted chicken strips from PaleoLeap Beef breakfast sausage from Primal Palate: 1lb beef 1t Fennel … Continue reading

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Whole30–round 2

So, it’s hard to believe that it was two years ago I was in China, at the beginning of my three months of world travel…  And yet, the moments, memories, and learnings from that  trip continue to nourish me, bring … Continue reading

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TURKEY–the final stop :)

TURKEY… Arriving in Turkey was another very early morning, and upon exiting the Istanbul airport, I had a difficult time locating the subway….  As had become my custom by now, I just looked around for another ‘backpacker type’ (ie: someone … Continue reading

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South Africa!! and Swaziland

Flying to South Africa, I met a group of believers going to S. Africa on a missions trip while we were in the airport in Ethiopia and joined in with them for prayer on our way to Johannesberg.  Then, when … Continue reading

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India: trains, rickshaws, Taj Mahal, and many beautiful people…

TUESDAY 2/19 Entrance to India… How can it already be 2/19, and i will be home in under a month!?  it is hard to believe i have been gone from the US for just about two months…  So many experiences, … Continue reading

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Girls just wanna have fun!

Jumping for joy with Aga and Magda as we explore Cappadocia together… 🙂

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Countdowns 4, 3, 2, 1!!

Countdowns!! 4 favorite meals 1-hot pot in Beijing with people from 8 countries… 2-Indian meals at families homes, especially the spicy goat. 3-izbek in Istanbul, Kufte! With Nick, Brooke, Julie. Beautiful views :). 4-all Cambodia meals with HPC team, Esp. … Continue reading

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