Category Archives: Family Happenings
One of the joys of a home assignment aka furlough is the little things. They are, in themselves, little – moments here, a conversation there – but the accumulation of them is sweet. Since 2010 we have mostly done shorter, … Continue reading
Many years ago when we had four kids at home – a ten year span between the oldest and the youngest – people would talk about how much of an age gap there was between our youngest two daughters. The … Continue reading
Argh. The last post is dated April 13th. I apologize. So, since that last post, we flew through the last weeks of the semester at the seminary and for Abigail at Kyiv Christian Academy, attended three graduations (two of them … Continue reading
May was big in our family, for many reasons. Mary was cast as Anne in the school play, The Diary of Anne Frank. It was an amazing experience and the kids did a great job. Anna traveled to Kenya for … Continue reading
February did have another thing of note, namely, in my role as Parent Teacher Fellowship Coordinator at KCA, I kind of head up planning and pulling off the Teacher/Staff Appreciation Banquet. I should say here that KCA – Kiev Christian … Continue reading
One of the prayer requests listed on our prayer calendar for this month goes like this, “Pray for us as we work to keep up the various modes of communication/contact with our supporters. As means of communication change, we are … Continue reading
It’s a thin post, content-wise, but we just wanted to let you know that there is a new monthly prayer calendar available. If you’d like to receive it, drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us via facebook.
The visa acquisition process can sometimes be an exciting adventure [note incongruous word combinations], but we are thrilled to say that after having received the girls’ new passports last Friday, they along with ours are already zipping on their way … Continue reading
We took a family day a few days after we got here, and here are a few pictures.
Today we leave Kiev for a 2 1/2 month summer furlough in the U.S. The majority of our time will be in Texas, where we’ll be reconnecting with family, as well as visiting supporting churches and families. It’s been a … Continue reading
We’re looking forward to something this week – Mary’s playing the role of Mrs. Bennet in an adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice! It has been fun to hear comments from the various people we meet connected to KCA, especially … Continue reading
So much for updating here every 10 days or so! We are looking at the beginning of May on Tuesday, and with May, a couple of big endings. Benjamin will graduate from high school and will, for all intents and … Continue reading
Saturday, July 16 was a big day for our family: we brought home a puppy. It’s a long story as to why we were where we were when we found her, but suffice it to say that when an adult … Continue reading