Hi Friends! Can you believe that today marks one month exactly since we said “see ya later” to Deborah at the airport? Because Deborah is able to send emails more cheaply than she can access the internet, I am probably going to be uploading most of her posts for this year. From what we can tell, … Continue reading One Month Update!
Hi Friends! Deborah has sent me some pictures, and we have messaged/emailed back and forth a few times these last couple of weeks, so I will be posting an update in the next 48 hours about her journey and how everything is going. Thanks for your patience! Anna Continue reading Update Coming Soon!
The Groshes and I have had a restful and adventurous week at a homey, scenery-surrounded lodge in Cairns, Australia. The stay has been great for getting over jet leg. Besides resting, we’ve gone somewhere almost everyday this week. Tuesday 11/17/15 – We flew to Los Angeles, California and met one of Aunt Sylvia’s high school … Continue reading G’day, Mate
Update on Deborah! We got word that Deborah and my aunt and uncle made it safely to Australia last night! (11/19, 7:12a, Anna) Hello All! This is Anna, Deborah’s older (but not old!) sister. Those of you who know Deborah know that she loves people. She has always been the social butterfly of our family, … Continue reading Finally!
The eve of November first: Halloween. What are my family and I doing? Setting up trees, one for every window, just like always. I woke this morning to find a fully lit Christmas tree in my room, ready for ornaments to be put on the branches. The helper culprits were Anna and Faith. It’s sweet … Continue reading Season of Surprise
A big surprise arrived last week: my visa! I wasn’t expecting to receive the visa for another half a month. There is a neat website I came across called stepbible that has an option for reading the English Bible and the Tok Pisin Bible side by side. Here’s a picture of what the two translations … Continue reading Visa and Airline Tickets
Plans are moving right along. The majority of the paperwork is completed. All that’s left in regard to paperwork is the reception of a visa. Sunday morning, August 23rd, my home church did an annual reflections service. The reflections service is one of my favorite church days of the year because members of the congregation … Continue reading YembiYembi at Costco