Through All of It…

I can’t believe it’s been a month since I’ve posted. I was going to get better at that. It seems like some days can go on for forever – yet time just slips between my fingers. After being out 6 weeks – we returned home to Haiti last […]

The Castillos Take KC!

This past week our family went to Kansas City! Sunday evening we hit the park & we enjoyed a pool party all together! We watched Mikela freak out when Jose threw her in because she didn’t want her hair wet….then later we watched Mikela push Jose in the […]

Stateside Update Fall 2015…

I just realized it’s been over a month since I’ve blogged. I wanted to give just a short update on our adventures since we’ve flown to the states. Between doctor appointments, dentist appointments, therapy appointments AND packing up crates/barrels for the boat – it’s been super busy! I […]

Happy 4th of July – 2015!

Today was a FANTASTIC day!  We spent most of the afternoon decorating and setting up for tonight’s 4th of July Children’s Church Extravaganza! Everyone began to arrive around 6pm! First On the Agenda We started the party off by playing a few games! Some of those games included […]

Summer in Haiti

We’ve had A LOT of plates spinning this summer. Communication has been hard for me with so much going on. I try to post on Facebook when I can – but I’m afraid I’ve dropped the ball when it comes to blogging.  I can’t believe it’s already July. […]

Church Construction Update 1…

June 11th we broke ground!! YAHOO!!!  For 5 years we’ve been diligently praying for God to give us a church. The congregation had all but given up hope. Even when we received the funds to build – they still didn’t believe it would really happen. It wasn’t until […]

The Dollar Club Update 4…

We are so happy to be HOME! Thursday we drove to Indianapolis. Friday we were supposed to fly to Miami. We arrived at the airport around 4pm with 18 tubs (4 were coolers of frozen food) & 5 carry-ons. Our flight was supposed to board at 8pm. At […]

Good-Bye Tippy…

After 18 years, today we say good-bye to our faithful friend Tippy…. I would like to thank MAF who went above and beyond to help ease our grief. Last week Tippy managed to get a hole in her leg that went right to the bone. She’s been in pain […]

HAPPY 70TH BIRTHDAY PAPAW!

Yesterday we celebrated my dad’s 70th birthday!  When you walked into the reception area – there were 12 tables. Each table was decorated by the “hats” my dad has worn over his life-time. He’s pastored many churches, he’s worked on the railroad, he was a policeman, he was […]