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Too Good Not to Share
Friday, August 19, 2016      6 comments

Exercises with Your Dog/Puppy You've seen those ads on TV promising amazing results from all sorts of contraptions. Well, there's no need to invest in fancy equipment. If you have (or can borrow) a dog, you have everything you need to get in s... Read more
Wedding and Departure
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      7 comments

I am so glad Ps. Desimo convinced us to have a church ceremony as well. (the lad in blue is a great-nephew as ring-bearer; pastor is behind the podi... Read more
Catching Up
Monday, August 01, 2016      1 comments

Let's see...trying to catch up...Thursday night I went to shower and when I came out, there was a "nephew" (in other words, a younger relation). As I changed my duds I heard more voices from the kitchen and came out, saying it sounded like there... Read more
Into the Third Week in Pucallpa
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      4 comments

Oh, let's see, what have I done since my last post SEVERAL DAYS AGO?????? I've spent many afternoons poring over scripture with my father-in-law. I've participated in meal preps. F'rinstance today it was chicken estofado (stew). I've watched mov... Read more
A Couple More Days in the Second Week
Friday, July 22, 2016      2 comments

Yesterday Ma and I made a quick trip to market to get makings for pan dulce. Last night Levi and I made a list of invitees. So much for a SMALL wedding. He has a large family...and a number of we're looking at close to 70 folks. I d... Read more
Some Pix from the First Week in Pucallpa - and WE HAVE A DATE
Monday, July 18, 2016      1 comments

Here is my sweet little mother-in-law Marleni and my bonus-son's fiancee Nora, as we work together to make a chicken stew. Here's the stew, with l... Read more
Arrival in Pucallpa and the Paper Chase Continues
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      1 comments

I arrived in Pucllpa in good time on Saturday, but to my surprise and dismay, although they knew the date and basic time of day, no one noted the exact time to mark on their calendar! So after waiting around, I used a payphone to make a quick ca... Read more
Thursday July 7th
Friday, July 08, 2016      2 comments

After a quiet and uneventful morning, around 2 Jorge, Vicki and I got a cab to Ps. Manuel's printing shop and he took us by cab to Mall del Sur for a late lunch (pollo a la braza, with fries and a salad that included avocado.) His wife Gladys jo... Read more
Tues. and Wed., July 5 and 6
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      5 comments

Tuesday was a quiet morning, kind of "rainy" (in other words, the cloud cover leaks a bit) and chilly. Enjoying company of Vicki, Sabi, and Ruth over breakfast and lunch. V. wanted to go on a paseo to some shopping area, but Sabi and I aren't mu... Read more
Monday July 4th - the Paper Chase
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      3 comments

SUCCESS! Left w/ Sabi by cab this morning around 9 (18 soles, about $5) and because traffic was light, arrived at the translators around 10. Picked up the documents, paying the balance (total: 315 soles, just shy of $100); then to the center of ... Read more
Saturday July 2nd and Sunday 3rd - New Friends
Monday, July 04, 2016      1 comments

So-o-o, saturday afternoon, Psa. Irma came to get me. Jorge came and we were at the church Roca Ferte. I met Irma and her husband Pedro at the conference/luncheon LAST Saturday and they invited me to come to speak at the youth service on Saturda... Read more
Friday July 1st and Saturday 2nd - Old Friends
Monday, July 04, 2016      0 comments

Had a late breakfast because I was up late. Later on, Jorge's sister Sonia and mother came by. Sonia chatted with me a while, and then Sabi came down to ask about what to make for lunch. Since Sonia doesn't like any kind of noodle/pasta (which I... Read more
Thursday June 30th
Monday, July 04, 2016      2 comments

Around 10 Sabi and I were to be picked up to go visit folks I met at conference - Reina Arbieto and family - in Los Olivos. I also called the translator to see if a rush could be put on my papers because I have to take them to the dept. of exter... Read more
Wed. Jue 29 - A Son Visits, and Visit to Another Church
Thursday, June 30, 2016      2 comments

Dany is a spiritual son whom I met the first time I went to Peru, who is a close friend to my fiance Levi, and who has accompanied me on a couple of trips (especially having been instrumental in getting me invitations to churches in Ecuador and ... Read more
Tues. June 28 - a Paseo
Thursday, June 30, 2016      2 comments

Sabi heated up some water for me after breakfast so I could bathe myself, and boy, did I wash a lot of dust out of my hair! Spent some time in the word, and on the computer. Ps. Jorge came down and asked for prayer. Sabina had been washing my cl... Read more

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