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Thursday, September 13, 2012      2 comments

This video is a synopsis of the outreach Levi and I did, a taste of things to come. Eventually we hope to have a separate location, with a large kitchen and dining hall. The dining hall, when not used for eating, will be a place for instruction ... Read more
In Conclusion
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      1 comments
CLlBkVbyY5k&feature Things didn't turn out as I, as we, planned - but that doesn't mean they didn't turn out well.Bcause God is good. Please listen to the song!... Read more
Last Days - and Meals - in Lima
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      3 comments

Sunday night, since they didn't have to take me to the airport they dcided to take me to a pollerĂ­a. Maximo drove - there was Julia, Teresa, Jorge, Sabina, Jhibson, Ronald, Jose, and Ruth. There was some disagreement as to which "Sabor Real" to ... Read more
Monday, August 27, 2012      1 comments

Well, I was all emotionally adjustd to returning home. Was having breakfast with my hostess Irma when Sabina came over saying Abi was on the phone - I suggested she tell her to wait a bit and call back. When I got back, I waited for her call, b... Read more
Another Home Away from Home
Friday, August 24, 2012      1 comments

My flight from Pucallpa was delayed last night - they needed a document (not from ME) before they could take off. Like I haven't had enough document-based problems! I was tearful...In the afternoon, family arrived for a farewell lunch. Ma had pr... Read more
Sunday, August 19, 2012      1 comments

As the countdown begins to leave Pucallpa, I find myself crying on and off. This morning at church, it was the realization, this is the last service I'll be attending. It was all the more grievous, because Levi wasn't with me - he had decided to... Read more
Not Too Bored
Thursday, August 16, 2012      1 comments

I've been overcoming the "nothing to do" syndrome (out of yarn and can't really afford to buy more) by helping Papito with work on the house. Yesterday we were nailing panels to the framework he put up in back, in preparation for installing the ... Read more
Preview Posada de Refugio
Monday, August 13, 2012      1 comments

During the previous several days Levi has been getting together with niece Erica to make arrangements for what can best be described as an introductory offer of what we plan to do in grander scale. Erica's house is on the same property as her mo... Read more
Two More Weeks
Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

In Pucallpa, that is. Well, my mother-in-law really wants to see us (officially in civil ceremony) married. Yesterday after breakfast we took a motokar downtown - I wanted to buy some fruits - stopping at the "mumicipalidad", roughly translated,... Read more
Home Sweet Home
Sunday, August 05, 2012      2 comments

So, the hours of travel from Huanuco to Pucallpa passed, thankfully, uneventfully. It was around 6 am when we arrived - we left Huanuco after 9 pm, with all the delays (as opposed to the original 7, then 8:30 that they said. Punctual my -big toe... Read more
Happy Birthday?(written Aug First)
Sunday, August 05, 2012      1 comments

Let me tell about the trip back to Pucallpa. Victor and I took a cab to the station for about 10 soles less than we paid to get to Nilsa's. We'd checked one agency and they wanted 130 soles per person...tried another, and it was only 80. Well...... Read more
ALL Things Work Together For Good
Saturday, July 28, 2012      3 comments

Stuck in Lima until TUESDAY - apparently the holidays were extended to include Monday, so I won't be able to get my "Honest, I am a widow" document until TUESDAY morning. So the soonest I can get on the road will be that afternoon. I am glad the... Read more
Good News and Bad News
Saturday, July 28, 2012      2 comments

Well, Thursday Victor and I left early for the embassy, by taxi to be sure to get there in plenty of time. We waited a little while in the wrong line before an official redirected us. Pass through security...leave camera, cell phone...go into bu... Read more
A Bus and a Bag o' Bile
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      1 comments

I was sweltering in my traveling clothes - jeans and teeshirt - as we waited to board our bus Monday night. Levi and Josue had accompanied us on the motorcycle to see us off. The bus had air conditioning, which was nice. But it shut off later (... Read more
Posada de Refugio and Getting Ready to Go to Lima
Monday, July 23, 2012      1 comments

Saturday bro-in-law Victor came by with Sonia and son David, saying that with approaching holidays (Dias de las Patrias) it may be difficult to get passage toLima, so it may behoove us to go early to get them. So we hopped inhis motokar - Ma cam... Read more

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