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When I heard the song "I Thank God" by Housefires, all I could hear in my head was "I wear Crocs." So, I put pen to paper and came up with a song that should be the anthem for anyone who wears Crocs!

Wally and Crowder are about the same age (Wally is older...and looks it) but that means they should know the songs. Betty decided to see who knew the most iconic rock riffs, the professional musician or the lowly DJ? We also got a chance to hear about his new album The Exile, and find out what made Crowder once shave his trademark beard.

On the first day in El Salvador with Compassion International we were told that the country is cracking down on violent gangs, and tattoos are closely tied to gang activity here. So, we were asked to cover our tattoos for our safety, and as a sign of respect in Churches. So, I made that quick video making fun of my tiny tattoo. I didn’t think much of it until I met Pastor Edwin. He educated…

Today was the best kind of busy in El Salvador with Compassion. https://youtube.com/shorts/_GXvhNnKos0?si=YwNqFRjBCWoL7O_Y We did all the things at the project, and had a blast doing them. We even, may or may not, have gotten sick on a kid’s merry-go-round! However, the highlight of today was hearing from teenage kids who are in the Compassion program and know firsthand the difference having a sponsor makes. Here are 2 quick stories.  Damaris: came from a really…

We packed a lot into our first day with Compassion in El Salvador. Meeting the kids is always my favorite part of the day, but today I got to see something I have never seen before on any of my Compassion trips. One of the most important parts of sponsoring a child is writing letters to them, and encouraging them. We got to see first hand the life altering impact letters can have when we…

Photo Op is where Wally makes us send him the last photo we took on our phones and tell him the story behind it. Which photo do you like the best? Every day Betty Rock gives me smiley face stickers for good behavior, and frowny face stickers if I'm bad. Today started with a frowny face sticker, like the one on the right.  But, I literally turned that frown upside down and transformed it into…