Monthly Archives: January 2010

Our 7 Senses

While discussing imagery and poetry with my 5th and 6th grade literature circle today, I asked my students how many senses we have. It went like this: Brent: “SEVEN!” (the rest of the students laughed and giggled but I cut … Continue reading

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Where the Rubber Meets the Road and Keeps Angels Busy

The camera has been safely stored in a bag somewhere around here so we haven’t been good about snapping shots of interesting happenings or sights. We could have taken some doozies here on the roads lately. Had we had our … Continue reading

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ABCD January Update (email version)

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¡Olé!

I knew I shouldn’t have worn red! This guy is actually so friendly it’s scary. He keeps trying to nudge you like a dog or cat because he loves being petted! Yikes! (Oh and that’s not some strange tumor on … Continue reading

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Scooting and Shooting

This little bike can really scoot…that little motor is 110cc’s! Brock looks perfectly too big on this mini-whatchamacallit. I’m not sure having Dale Earnardt’s name on it is all that encouraging given what happened to him. Nonetheless, the four-wheeler, minimoto, … Continue reading

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Camp Koinonia Update

We usually drive up to the camp on Mondays for Beth’s math tutoring session and the boys’ piano keyboard lessons. Yesterday, we arrived and I snapped a few shots of the landscaping and steel girders. I know the girders look … Continue reading

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This Still Works?!?

One of our ministry partners, Linn Chapel, generously contributed financially so that we could purchase a variety of materials needed for ministry here. Our first purchase was a few sets of flannel-graph to use for telling Sunday school stories with … Continue reading

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Ants

Took a brief walk in the sun yesterday and came across thousands of ants eating the foliage off the trees and also eating the grass to cut “roads.” The camera batteries died just as I was about to show them … Continue reading

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OK…It’s Not So Cold in Mexico

One of my best friends and supporters took this photo yesterday from inside his van of the exterior temperature gauge during their long drive up the Alaskan Highway to Fairbanks. This is a daytime temperature and it is accurate as … Continue reading

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It’s So Cold That…

…public elementary schools in San Juan are delayed 1/2 hour every day this week…and EVERY week through February 26th! Wow…that’s cold! (The school director said that it’s bad enough that the children have to endure the cold but they risk … Continue reading

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