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A Few More Days
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      3 comments

Saturday Ma decided she wanted more shade, so she took a cutting from a oung Fuico tree - these are the trees you see in malls, very hardy. They sprout roots down the side of their trunks so it's easy to plant cuttings. ... Read more
A Quiet Week
Friday, August 11, 2017      7 comments

It's been a peaceful week. I did a load of whites Wednesday, hoping to salvage some things that got "pinked" by a rogue red t-shirt, but I think I'll have to use more bleach next time around. How is it that it bleeds so easily from where you wan... Read more
Ketchup Time Revisited . with PHOTOS!
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      3 comments

Thurs 27th - I decided to reorganize the bdroom, moving a shelf unit from the foot of the bedto agaiinst the wall by the desk. ... Read more
Update (At Last)
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      2 comments

Tues Aug 1: Ma prepared a lunch of a pretty striped fish called doncella (easy to avoid bones). Pa was working on a dresser for baby Caleb's clothes. I had 4 students - Gabe, Angel, Angelo, and Angelito, and after I got my "propina" of 2 soles,t... Read more
Ketchup Time!
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      3 comments

Thurs 27th - I decided to reorganize the bdroom, moving a shelf unit from the foot of the bedto agaiinst the wall by the desk. I emptied 2 boxes of Avon stuff - Levi is a great salesman, but he is also one of his best customers! I'm not usual... Read more
Trying to Catch Up!
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      5 comments

It's been a WHOLE WEEK since I've been able to come to the internet. I went thru my journal to jot down highlights to share. WED 19th was (great) nephew Andre's b'day, so, at his request, since he'd forgotten his money for English, I didn't ch... Read more
Finishing Week 2, Into Week 3 in Pucallpa
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      4 comments

Saturday Josue had a friend from work come and do some rewiring in the house. The man was here from 7 till after 11! He only charges 50 soles plus his fare of 5 soles (about 17 bucks!!!) Then Josue took me and Ma to Tottus, with a stopover at th... Read more
Continuing Week Two in Pucallpa
Friday, July 14, 2017      3 comments

So, I DID get students starting onTuesday. Neighbor Angel, who is Levi's cousin's son, came over early and since there was enough shade I got started with him. Another neighbor brought her little girl. She isn't quite able to do the reading and ... Read more
Into Week 2 In Pucallpa
Tuesday, July 11, 2017      1 comments

Okay, trying to catch up...let me see...Well, later on Friday Josue took me and Papi to visit Nora at her Mom's house - since she had C-section, it was deemed better to have her mum's care for a week. ... Read more
Finishing Week 1 In Pucallpa (from Fri July 7)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017      0 comments

I mentioned something about the water issue we have. The well needs to be dug deeper. Wednesday we used what was stored in the big barrel to do Levi's laundry. Pa rinsed out the barrel for refilling when the water WAS running. We keep the faucet... Read more
First Few Days in Pucallpa (entry from Tues. July 4)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017      2 comments

On July 1, Pastors Sabina and Jorge and I went by taxi (60 soles, a bit less than 20 bucks) to the airport. Spiritual son Dany met us there for our traditional pizza departure - I got Hawaiian (a local favorite) and pepperoni (my traditional), ... Read more
Wednesday Continued
Thursday, June 29, 2017      4 comments

So, here I am with Rosita who served me such a luscious lunch And one of Jorge and Sabina ... Read more
Wednesday Reunions
Thursday, June 29, 2017      6 comments

I had an invitation to lunch with friend Rosita. So, after a morning of devotional time, and a nice breakfast of avocado, eggs, maduros, bread, and coffee, ... Read more
Monday and Tuesday - Lima and Puente Piedra
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      6 comments

Well, the pastor/father of quinciƱera didn't come Monday night - just as well, as these things can go late into the night. Monday morning I had a visit with "son" Cesar, and it occurred to me, I've known these "kids" for 13 years now - how ol... Read more
Second Day in Lima (Specifically the District of Villa el Salvador)
Monday, June 26, 2017      7 comments

Arrived on schedule in Lima at 8:30 pm. Was delayed NOT by customs, but by the last suitcase taking its time to reach me on the carousel. However, the Lord used that time to let my friend Pastora Sabina encourage a woman who was also awaiting a ... Read more

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