Back from Peru
I arrived home yesterday afternoon, and with some trepidation got on the scale. I was still under 200! 196! AND, after I took a long soak in the tub, i got on the scale again, and was 195 - had taken off a pound of travel dust! hahaha!
Well, I... Read more
Leaving Lima - The Adventure Begins!
Greetings in the love of Christ from about 10-15 minutes from the airport in Lima!Abel and I are visiting with our friends Pastor Genaro and family while we await the time of our flight. Esli's left earlier but to save on taxi, we all went toget... Read more
I hadn't time to post my other reports, but here is what went out today.
Greetings in Christ from Barranco, one of the subdivisions of Lima. We have the day free, going in the evening to a church that Pastor Al and I visited last Feb.
Esl... Read more
Greetings from Lima!
This is from my general Perunews letter:
Greetings in the love of our Father!
I had a thankfully uneventful flight - despite delays in first part to Chicago, arrived on time for connection in Chicago. I arrived in Lima at 430 in the morni... Read more
Thin HAIR...if nothing ELSE
My hair has been thinning drastically the past few years, and I think it has to do with stress (marital situation). So in 2006 I had my first major haircut...it was okay, I got used to it. I went to get another haircut today prior to my trip. It... Read more
Getting ready to get ready
I leave in 19 days; and on the one hand it feels like such a long time to wait to see my loved ones, and on the other hand due to work it feels like not enough time to get ready! I have ordered some t-shirts for my Soldiers (AND me) , 2 each - o... Read more
Counting down more than calories
I would do better to track my calories...I'm hoping when my kids are employed I can ease off some of my work hours so I can get back into exercise. Weight has crept back up on me. On the positive side, I know that while in Peru I shall walk more... Read more
Full House, Full Heart...Full Tummy...
My kids have all moved back home - My eldest DD and her 2 kids, my DGD and DGS, have been here, but now there is my younger DD and DSIL, and my DS and DDIL and THEIR baby girl. I'm delighted, to say the least - not that I see much of them, worki... Read more
Counting down, not calories...
I have been very lax, not tracking my calories, but I have tried at least to eat responsibly, with occasional forays into chocolate... ... Read more
How We Influence Others
I was chatting online with one of my Peruvian "sons" Dany (above at his mom's house in Iquitos, Peru) who is presently a missionary in Colombia. I'm going through some stuff here, and he wanted to encourage and comfort me. "Mom, I'll tell you, I... Read more
Prepare the Way!
Well, Foreman and family have been gone 2 weeks...I miss them! But today I went and had my taxes done, and am delighted that my return will be enough to pay my airfare to Peru this summer! Of course, I still need to raise funds for other parts o... Read more
Reflections before saying Good-Bye...
Today is Foreman's last day, so I stayed home from school (I'll go to my evening job because he'll be out preaching anyway). He has made some contacts that he didn't have before, networking through people I have known - my friend Sonia's daughte... Read more
I've posted the pictures from Maryland and NYC as well.
After we left Philly on Mon the 18th, we drove to Maryland where my sister Leigh lives (Pasadena). Not as difficult to find as our destination in Philly! We spent the night, and Fore + e... Read more
Phun in Philly
Well, BEING there was all right, but getting to our destination within the city was not a pleasant experience!On the 15th, I drove Foreman and family to Philly where he was reunited with a Peruvian pastor of a church there, Percy Torrejon - whom... Read more
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ONEderland again at last...
It's frustrating, to have reached 180 and then crept back up over 200. But okay, I'm finally dipping back into the hundreds, and if I lay hold of the grace and practice what I have learned, and work at breaking bad habits and building good ones,... Read more