Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tea Party, anyone?

Oh my did we have the time of our lives, with our Maddie as the center of attention for her belated birthday tea party at the American Girl Cafe in downtown Chicago!  It was a gift to have this possibility …

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I just wanted to add a note to the item about our friends who were recently baptized and are reading the bible now; they are not among our close neighbors, they are in another country, a 2 days’ drive from …

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April prayer requests

Dear praying Friends and Family,

Yougouda, the Fulani man who was in a bad motorcycle accident, is home and is doing much better, and our colleagues there have been able to visit with him and pray for him.

Our visit

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Our sweet WA family

We had such a fun, wonderful, joy filled week with our son Sam and family.  Sam, Anna, Elaina, and Sawyer are an energetic crew and we had the chance to see them at work and play.  We got to see …

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Friends, berries, and apple cider

Wherever we go, Roy is always interested in the crops of the area.  Our trip to WA was no exception, and we were fascinated to see how raspberries are cared for to provide the best yields.

We were able to …

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Okay, who brought the cold weather?

We had to travel from Seattle to Spokane last week, and when Keith G. loaned us his car and his wife Florence started talking about chains, we NEVER dreamed we’d actually have to use them!  After all, the crocuses were …

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Hosts with the mosts!

These friends welcomed us, fed us, got us to meetings and church, and just basically made us feel at home in Washington.  There are some not pictured, because I’m not always “Johnny on the spot” with the camera!   We are …

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the wonder of cell phones

Our dear friend Yika, who was our sons’ second mama during our years in Congo(Zaire) was able, recently, to make a phone call to us, courtesy of missionary colleague Cindy E. Yika has one son, and she thought he was …

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Same Kind of Different As Me

What a great book! Pithy wisdom in a touching story. Some of my favorite quotes:
re:possessions “Are you sure you own them, or does they own you?”
To rich people it’s sushi, to poor people it’s bait
“Tell ’em I’m …

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March in Washington state

One of the first things we did when we arrived to Washington was to attend a leadership conference. We were blessed to hear from Lenore Three Stars as she shared about being a Native American in a white church. She …

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