Daily Archives: January 23, 2016
My stepmom, Ardys, is going through all her belongings, thinning everything down in anticipation of moving from her full sized house to a 1 bedroom suite in a retirement place. She sent this photo to Roy’s mom & dad and …
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Walking down memory lane…
Here’s the married students’ apartment building we lived in from 1975-1978. Our kids, Josh & Kimia, lived in the very same building on the very same floor, 20 odd years later! It was brown then, and we are amazed it …
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Treated like kings in California!
Nothing like being in California in January rather than icy cold Indiana, right? We have many supporting churches in California, so we have to schedule big blocks of time there.
In Hilmar, Tom & Pat Sparks treated us to waffles …
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Jessica and Timothy
We’re excited! Jessica and Timothy have set the date! They’re getting married in April. You might remember Timothy as the bee guy
or the jakfruit guy. He was so great about taking photos and he was our next door neighbor …
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Samfam is back in Africa
We said goodbye to Sam, Anna, Elaina, and Sawyer on Jan. 2nd when we took off for California, but they didn’t actually leave Indiana for South Africa until last week.
The MOM, helping get the school books ready
The DAD, …
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Thankful for Skype!
We remember the days of writing letters, numbering them because they took sooooooooooooooo long to get from Zaire to the U.S. and they could arrive 2 at the same time and get mixed up, or they could easily get lost. …
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On fathers and children
Can’t you just imagine God looking at you sometimes, just like this? What do you see? Joy, love, amusement, maybe even a little smirking with pride,…? I think of God being right there, comfortably swinging next to us on our …
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Snow for the cousins! Yes!
The 2 grandkids from South Africa were hoping and praying for a white Christmas. Didn’t happen. Then they were hoping for big snow anyway, before the new year, before Gramdee and Grampadee (both “Bucky” to little Emrie!) left for California. …
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At work on the JoshKimia farm!
Do you want to build a shelter for your firewood and cars?
First step, taking down trees.
The little shed is gone, nothing but the foundation left. The tree proved very stubborn, even after bonfires and chopping etc. Josh is …
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Early bday celebration
Sawyer just turned 10, in South Africa, on Jan. 17th, but wait! I didn’t post a couple of delightful photos from our early celebration in December in Plymouth!
The boy does love doughnuts!!! The last few years his cake has …
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