Being Needy

One of the surprising things about our journey toward Kenya is how much this transition has exposed our neediness. We returned to Tucson after spending 10 days in Nebraska celebrating Christmas, extending our stay due to the home going of Rod’s dad and we had a house full of furniture […]

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Packing is such a joy. Uuups? Did I just tell a lie? One way to deal with packing is to hide out pretending to be doing other work and let Rod have at it. This is the method I find most preferable. The man is like the energizer bunny. He […]

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The Last Thanksgiving

This weekend we celebrated the last Thanksgiving at 3961 N Hillwood Place Tucson. It was great. We had about 22 for dinner. The Keatseangsilps’ came for like the 22nd time.  But who is counting. It just would not be Thanksgiving without them. About 10 people stayed for most of the […]

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We are making progress. I am certain of it. But the type of progress we are making is not the kind that can be measured in distance, or time, or money. Rather, it is in the sense of letting go and pressing forward. I recently returned home after a ten-day […]

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