Almost two months have gone by since I returned from the Study & Serve trip to the Amazon with Justice & Mercy International. In my last post, I shared about leaving behind many of the things in my suitcase as our group left the Splendor for our return trip to the States. Many of those… Continue reading What else I left behind in the Amazon
Thank you to each of you for reading, joining my email list and letting me know when a post speaks to you from Under the Magnolia Tree. This is part three of my reflections on my amazing trip to the Amazon Rainforest in June with Justice & Mercy International. I am not a light packer,… Continue reading What I left behind in the Amazon
Under the Magnolia Tree has a new look! Thank you to my cousin, Grey Von Cannon, for designing my cool logo. She is an artist and jewelry designer living in Durham, NC. Visit her webpage at greyvoncannon.com I have certain travel memories that stand out as ones I cherish. Seeing the enormity of the Grand… Continue reading What I found in the Amazon
I have returned from my adventure with Justice & Mercy International into the Amazon Jungle! I did not lose a finger to a piranha, and I survived sleeping in a hammock on the deck of a boat for five nights. I got to swim with a pink dolphin, feed a wild monkey, explore the jungle,… Continue reading What I needed in the Amazon
I planted my little raised-bed vegetable garden a few weeks ago, gently putting my squash, tomato, cucumber, and pepper plants into the freshly turned soil. They are coming up nicely after our recent rains. My little garden The real work was done months before. Back in October, after I pulled up the last of the… Continue reading I’m going to the Amazon!